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 […]
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The Sixth Annual Jefferson County Civil War Seminar will be held on June 21, 22, and 23, 2016. Sponsored jointly by the Charles Town Library Civil War Roundtable, the Harpers Ferry Historical Association, the Historic Shepherdstown Commission, the Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society, and the Jefferson County Historical Society, the seminar is free of […]
After 100 Years Danske Dandridge’s Wish Fulfilled To honor the men of Shepherdstown who fought in the Revolutionary War, a plaque was dedicated on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, a 100th anniversary gift of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Pack Horse Ford Chapter to the town. Cheryl Brown, Regent of the local DAR chapter, […]
For the first time in years, the Entler will have office space available (as of June 1). Suitable for counselors, therapists, etc., 106 sq. ft of space with closet. Electric, heat, water, and trash is included. Some tenant parking available on a first come first served basis. If you would like to know more, please […]
Every home has a history. In Shepherdstown, chances are good that a long line of people owned your home before you did. Creating a deed chain is one way to document this succession of owners and your home’s place in Shepherdstown’s history. A deed chain is a listing of all known owners of a property, […]