2016 Speakers Series

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Dr. Bankhurst
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Rumsey Monument, then and now

Digital Exhibits

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

Adam Link Desk

Brass Cuspidor

Brass Cuspidor

taken 28 March 2016
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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).
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John Francis Hamtramck
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Joseph McMurran

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Daniel Bedinger

The Taking of Fort George

War of 1812

The Battle of Shepherdstown
Alexander Gardner photo of the Battle of Antietam
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Red Sox Uniform

Shepherdstown During the Civil War
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Civil War Marker #23
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Hopkins Desk

John-Woltz-Clock

John Woltz Clock

Entler Hotel

Entler Hotel

5 McMurran Hall 2
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

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

The Hanging of the Queen

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Preserve WV history as an AmeriCorps Member

Recruitment for Americorps Members for 2016-17 through Preserve WV is now open to all adults 18 and older. We’ll be so sorry to see current Member Michael Langmyer go, but he’s going off to do graduate work in historic preservation at the University of Kentucky and we knew we could only keep him for a […]

Our Own Ghost of Shepherdstown

If you watched the television series, Ghosts of Shepherdstown, you know all about the spirits of Confederate soldiers that haunt the basements, attics and streets of Shepherdstown.  But did you know that the Historic Shepherdstown Museum has its own phantom? It all started back in 1808. Peyton Bull Smith and Joseph Holmes, sons of prominent […]

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
304.876.0910
info@historicshephedstown.com

View Form 990

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