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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 […]

Front parlor with fan window

Historic Shepherdstown Museum – virtual video tour

Have you ever wondered what artifacts are housed in the Historic Shepherdstown Museum and how it tells the story of Shepherdstown? Or, have you visited the Museum and wished you […]


The Museum will be open on Saturdays from 12:00-4:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00-3:00 during Christmas in Shepherdstown, Nov. 26, Nov. 27, Dec. 3, Dec. 4, Dec. 10, Dec. 11, Dec. 17, & Dec. 18

In addition, 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.

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Digital Exhibits

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