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Historic Shepherdstown newsletter – December 2022

Dear Members and Supporters of Historic Shepherdstown, Season’s Greetings! As we head toward the start of 2023, we at Historic Shepherdstown Commission and Museum want to thank all of you […]

Holiday Ornament

2022 holiday ornament

The 2022 holiday ornament  is now on sale. This year’s ornament, the eighth in the series, features the iconic Rumsey  steamboat. They make great gifts! This is an annual fundraiser […]

HOURS AND INFO

The Museum will be closed until the spring.

Special tours are possible if a volunteer docent is available. Call 304-876-0910 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday to inquire. 

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

LOCATION

129 E. German Street
(corner of German and Princess Streets)
Shepherdstown, WV

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Digital Exhibits

Civil War Battle Map

The General’s Table

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