German Street

Speaker Series – “18th and 19th Century Architectural Features of the Shepherdstown Historic District”, John Allen, Byrd Center, November 29, 2023

November 29 Historic Shepherdstown Speaker Series  Historic Shepherdstown Commission and the Shepherdstown Historic Landmarks Commission are pleased to present local author and architectural historian John Allen discussing “18th and 19th Century […]

2023 Holiday Ornament

2023 Holiday Ornament available

Historic Shepherdstown Commission’s annual holiday ornament is now on sale. The 2023 ornament features Christ Reformed Church. It is available by mail at the Museum Shop or in person at the […]


The Museum will be open during Holiday Marketplace, November 25 and 26 and December 2, 3, 8, 9, 16 and 17 –  Saturday hours 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday 1 to 4 pm

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.


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

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2023 Speakers Series

  • Important Architectural Features of the Shepherdstown Historic District
    November 29
    • November 29th at the Byrd Center Auditorium: Important Architectural Features of the Shepherdstown Historic District, which will be presented in partnership with the Shepherdstown Historic Landmarks Commission. John Allen, Shepherdstown author of Uncommon Vernacular, will be the keynote speaker.

Digital Exhibits

Rickard House

Rickard House

Photo courtesy of State Library of Queensland.
Shepherdstown Opera House
Baptismal Font from the Christ Reformed Church

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 -

Conrad Shindler

Copper Kettle