Friends of the Shepherdstown Riverfront disbanded in April of 2015.
The website is archived at Historic Shepherdstown & Museum to preserve its historical content.
[The original website has been archived on the WayBack Machine.]
On the banks of the Potomac River, by Shepherdstown, West Virginia, sleeps a historic structure The Mecklenburg Tobacco Warehouse is waiting to be awakened from abandonment. Stillness can be turned into excitement.
The Princess Street riverfront complex is a fascinating story, told from prehistoric times to the present. Long before settlers arrived, this area was a seasonal home to numerous Native Americans. They camped along the shores of the Cohongoroota, their name for the Pack Horse Ford section of the Potomac River, which means the sound of the wild goose.