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Topic: shepherdstown w va

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The Chapline-Shenton House, built in the late 1790s in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Chapline-Shenton House, built in the late 1790s in Shepherdstown, ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed in the Federal style, this was the in-town residence and law office of Thomas Van Swearingen, a state assemblyman and U.S. re... more

Street view of Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Street view of Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The McQuilken House, destroyed by fire, outside Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia

The McQuilken House, destroyed by fire, outside Shepherdstown in Jeffe...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Weltzheimer's Tavern in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Weltzheimer's Tavern in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A combination brick and clapboard building. Here, according to local lore, in November, 1790, Nathaniel Willis published the Potowmak ... more

The Michael Rickard House in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Michael Rickard House in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Rickard was among the German artisans who settled here in the l8th century. The west side of this two-story brick house provided resid... more

Detail of the wall of a sun-dappled building in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Detail of the wall of a sun-dappled building in Shepherdstown, West Vi...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

In 1906 Jefferson Security Bank removed an older brick building from a site in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and erected the current structure, a modified Beaux Arts-style building

In 1906 Jefferson Security Bank removed an older brick building from a...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. When the bank moved in 1975, new owners converted the old bank into a restaurant. Though the building's bricks don't look all that yel... more

Headstones at the Episcopal Cemetery in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, which contains the graves of several members of the founding families

Headstones at the Episcopal Cemetery in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Nine Revolutionary soldiers also are interred here. Another, William Morgan, Sr., is said to have been buried under the east chancel o... more

The historic Entler Hotel, now the city visitors' center, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The historic Entler Hotel, now the city visitors' center, in Shepherds...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The Rumsey Monument, honoring inventor James Rumsey, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Rumsey Monument, honoring inventor James Rumsey, in Shepherdstown,...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Rumsey's devotees claim it was he, not Robert Fulton, who truly invented the steamboat, completing much of the work in Shepherdstown. ... more

The imposing Greek Revival McMurran Hall was erected in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in 1859 by Rezin Davis Shepherd, who intended it to be a town hall

The imposing Greek Revival McMurran Hall was erected in Shepherdstown,...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. A major benefactor of the town, Shepherd grew wealthy as a businessman in New Orleans after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The clock ... more

O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The public library in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The public library in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The town built the structure as a market house in 1800. In 1845 the International Order of Odd Fellows added the second story in excha... more

The Grove, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV
Springdale, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV
Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jef...

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technol... more