2020 Speaker Series

April 8th: “The Making of the Byrd Center at Shepherd University” presented by Dr. Raymond Smock

May 13th: “The C&O Canal: Surprising Truths and Colorful Myths” presented by Dr. Karen Gray

September 9th: “Shepherdstown in the Civil War: One Vast Confederate Hospital, September 1862” presented by Kevin Pawlek

October 14th: “The Ladies Garland: the Story of an 1820’s Jefferson County women’s magazine” presented by Dr. Dianne Roman

Each Speaker Series will be held at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on Shepherd University’s campus at 7pm EST.

Latest News

2019 Shepherdstown Tour of Historic Churches – Dec. 26th 2-6pm

The popular Shepherdstown Tour of Historic Churches will once again be hosted by Historic Shepherdstown & Museum. Assisted by the Shepherdstown Visitor Center, the event will take place on December 26th from 2-6 pm.

2019 Holiday Ornament Features Former Jefferson Security Bank Building

2019 Holiday Ornament Features Former Jefferson Security Bank Building The Historic Shepherdstown Commission has selected the former Jefferson Security Bank building, also known as the Yellow Brick Bank, for their 2019 holiday ornament. This is the fifth year that Historic Shepherdstown has recognized important local landmarks with production of a brass holiday ornament. Jefferson Security […]

Digital Exhibits

John James Abert

Silver Spoons

Eleazer Hutchinson Miller

M. L. Entler embroidered green jacket

Piedmont Table

Photo of James Shepherd Dining Table
Photo of cherry end

Cherry Table Ends

Adam Link Desk

Brass Cuspidor

McMurran Clock Tower

Alexander R. Boteler

The Rumsey Steamboat Museum

Joseph McMurran

Daniel Bedinger

War of 1812

Alexander Gardner photo of the Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam

Red Sox Uniform

Civil War Marker No. 23

Hopkins Desk

John Woltz Clock

Entler Hotel

McMurran Hall

Old Trinity Church

James Rumsey

Reverend John Kehler

Rumsey Monument

Eleanor (Strode) Shepherd

Shindler House

"Conrad Shindler Portrait CROP" by Nredding01 - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Conrad_Shindler_Portrait_CROP.jpg#/media/File:Conrad_Shindler_Portrait_CROP.jpg

Conrad Shindler

Copper Kettle

HOURS AND INFO

The museum is open every weekend from April through October and during the holiday season:

• Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Suggested donation: $4.00 per person. FREE admission to Historic Shepherdstown members, children, students & military.

Tours are available by appointment.

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Contact Us

P.O. Box 1786
129 E. German St.
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304.876.0910
info@historicshepherdstown.com

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