2016 Speakers Series

Dr. Bankhurst

Digital Exhibits

Photograph courtesy of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA).
Photo of James Shepherd Dining Table
Photo of cherry end
Adam Link Desk

Adam Link Desk

Brass Cuspidor

Brass Cuspidor

taken 28 March 2016
Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
R. D. McLean, by Johnson, Salt Lake City.  A. D. Storms, The Players Blue Book (Worcester, Mass.: Sutherland & Storms, Publishers, 1901), p. 167; Google Books (https://books.google.com/books?id=KlE3AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA167 : 2016).
John Francis Hamtramck
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Joseph McMurran


Daniel Bedinger

The Taking of Fort George

War of 1812

The Battle of Shepherdstown
Alexander Gardner photo of the Battle of Antietam
Red Sox Jersey - front

Red Sox Uniform

Shepherdstown During the Civil War
Civil War Marker #23

Hopkins Desk


John Woltz Clock

Entler Hotel

Entler Hotel


McMurran Hall

Eleanor (Strode) Shepherd donated $800 to the building of the church

Old Trinity Church

James Rumsey

James Rumsey

Johannes Kehler

Reverend John Kehler

James Rumsey Monument

Rumsey Monument

Eleanor (Strode) Shepherd Signature
Conrad Shindler House

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

Copper Kettle

Latest News


Keep up with the Joneses …

Or at least Jones Mill, on Saturday afternoon, September 24 at from 4:30 to 7:00, when Historic Shepherdstown Commission and Museum holds its fall fund raiser on the grounds of the Thomas Swearingen House at the Jones Mill Historic District. Come out and spend an afternoon on the front lawn, with food, refreshments and live […]


Michael Rode the Boat

… down German Street in Shepherdstown’s Fourth of July Parade. Michael Langmyer also catalogued the Museum’s photograph collection, led museum tours, entertained school groups, conducted oral history interviews, transcribed existing ones, took photos, moved furniture, developed web pages, assisted genealogists, and learned a lot about managing and developing a museum during his 10-month internship with […]

Photo of Peter Fischer presenting a portrait of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg

The Hanging of the Queen

Hours and Information

The museum is open to the public from April through October, at the following times:

  • 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. Admission FREE for Historic Shepherdstown members, children, students & military.

Private tours are available by appointment.

We Are Here

Contact Us

P.O. Box 1786
129 E. German St.
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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View Historic Shepherdstown's IRS Form 990 for the last three years.

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