Introduction to Walkersville, Maryland
Walkersville, located in Frederick County, was organized in 1748. The county was originally part of Baltimore County and Prince George's County. In 1776, two more counties were formed from Frederick County, which were Washington County, named for George Washington; and Montgomery County, named in honor of Richard Montgomery - the Revolutionary War General.
Walkersville and Nearby Attractions
- Brunswick Railroad Museum
- Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
- Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park
- Monocacy National Battlefield
- Little Bennett Regional Park
Things To Do In Walkersville
The Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine are nearby. Museums in the area include the Carroll County Farm Museum, the Monocacy National Battlefield, and the Boonsborough Museum of History. The Washington Monument State Park, Cunningham Falls State Park, Little Bennett Regional Park, and Gambrill State Park offer recreational opportunities. Walkersville also hosts the Glade Valley Community Show every September.
Washington Dulles International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Walkersville Higher Education
The closest colleges to Walkersville include Frederick Community College, Western Maryland College, and Gettysburg College.