Text_2
 

MD#10 Fort Frederick State Park

The Cornerstone of Maryland's frontier defense.

11100 Fort Frederick Rd,
Big Pool, MD

VISIT WEB SITE

 
 

Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

Fort Frederick, a star fort, was active in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.

Question 2

Dead zones are areas where a fort's attackers can hide against the fort's walls because the fort's defenders cannot see or shoot them because of the fort's design. So, a fort designed with no dead zones actually makes all the area outside of the fort a potential dead zone for the attackers.

Question 3

In the 1700's Fort Frederick was located way out in the wilderness in an area without any major roads. Without roads it is difficult to carry cannons into firing postion.

 
 

More MD C2C Sites You May Be Interested In

 

Historic Site

MD#12 Hampton National Historic Site

When completed in 1790, possibly the largest private home in the U.S.

Learn More

Historic Site

MD#11 Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

Birthplace of the flag that inspired a nation.

Learn More

Museum

MD#4 National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Divided by Conflict, United by Compassion

Learn More
 

Available Sites By State