The Beauty of Frederick, Maryland
|This image is of the pond and barn at the entrance of Gambrill State Park near Frederick, Maryland. many of Frederick County's historic structures are found on or near state parks. Frederick County is Maryland's largest county in land area, and it is Maryland's fastest growing county with a 45% growth rate during the 1990s. While the county's economy has benefited from the rapid growth, the environment must also be protected.|
Photographs © George Cassutto,
|This is Baker Park. It is located in Frederick, Maryland. Visible
is the Carroll Creek Flood Control Project. Designed to control flooding in Frederick's
Baker Park and downtown areas, it was a major project of the early 1990s. The creek
flows through downtown Frederick, controlling flooding through a lock-like series of
structures that accommodate increased water flow through the region.
An evening shot of the Bell Tower at Baker Park,
Jorgensen Associates Corporate headquarters, Buckeystown, Maryland.
The colonial structure dates back to 1796, and the corporate offices have
been added to the rear of the building so as to not disturb the historical
setting of the landscape.
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