DescriptionFounded in 1793 along what would later become the historic National Pike (US 40) between Baltimore and Frederick, New Market was an important stop for early 19th-century travelers. The proximity of the road fostered many travel-related businesses.
Travelers still favor New Market, but today's visitors are searching for bargains in the town's antiques and craft shops. New Market's historic district includes the original plot laid out by the town's founders.
ShoppingAntiques enthusiasts can find nearly a dozen shops on Main Street.