Entries by Kelsey Hotaling

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 […]

Ret. Pastor Randall Tremba to Speak on Shepherdstown Stories at Historic Shepherdstown’s Oct. 16th Speaker Series

On Wednesday, October 16, Dr. Randall Tremba will be the final speaker in Historic Shepherdstown’s 2019 Speakers Series. His talk is entitled “Dr. Price, Mrs. Williams and Her Corgi Plus Other Tales and Characters of Shepherdstown.” He will be telling stories selected from his collection gathered over 45 years. In the process, he will provide […]

Sharing Stories Across Generations

Collecting and Preserving Each Others’ Stories SAIL (Shepherdstown Area Independent Living) will present a panel discussion on Collecting and Preserving Each Others’ Stories on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 pm at the Byrd Center on the campus of Shepherd University.  With support from the WV Humanities Council, the program is free and open to the […]

Historic Shepherdstown Museum Participates in Annual Museum Day!

The Smithsonian Magazine holds an annual museum day each year–and we’re joining! The Historic Shepherdstown Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Smithsonian Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 21, 2019, as part of the Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration in which participating museums emulate the free admission […]

Four Experts to Discuss Artisans of the Lower Shenandoah Valley

On Wednesday, September 11th, Historic Shepherdstown will present “Artisans of the Lower Shenandoah Valley,” a panel discussion by four experts on the history of decorative arts in this area. Located at the Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on the Shepherd campus, the free event will begin at 6:45 with Historic Shepherdstown’s annual meeting […]

Silversmiths of Jefferson and Berkeley Counties: Preserving the History of the Eastern Panhandle One Spoon at a Time

By: Eric S. Hendricks Jenkins Growing up surrounded by my mother’s family, the Hendricks’ of Shepherdstown, the concepts of history and collecting were always impressed upon me as being a worthwhile endeavor. As a child the wonders of the natural world were the pride of my collecting ambition: feathers, snail shells, smoothly polished river rocks, […]

Shepherdstown Museum to Open with Display of Local Silver

The Historic Shepherdstown Museum will open for the season on April 6 with a display of historic Shepherdstown and Jefferson County silverware. Beginning on April 6, the Museum will be open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located in the Entler Hotel building […]

Children’s Holiday Events

Historic Shepherdstown will present two events for children during Christmas in Shepherdstown. Both will take place at the Shepherdstown Museum in the Entler Hotel building at the corner of German and Princess Streets. On December 1, right after the 10 a.m. Shepherdstown parade, Santa will greet children at the Museum. The next weekend, on December […]