Kennedy Farm House, circa 1852

Kennedy Farm House, circa 1852

From this rented home south of Sharpsburg, abolitionist John Brown organized his ill fated raid on Harper’s Ferry.
Woburn Manor, circa 1820

Woburn Manor, circa 1820

Woburn Manor stood empty from 1981 until 1999, decaying from neglect
Woburn Manor after Restoration

Woburn Manor after Restoration

One of the Architectural & Historic Treasures of Washington County.
Wilson's Bridge, 1819

Wilson's Bridge, 1819

Spanning the Conococheague Creek on the National Pike west of Hagerstown, this bridge was saved from demolition by a community effort.
Stone Walls off Manor Road

Stone Walls off Manor Road

Washington County has miles of stone wall from the native, abundant limestone. Lester Gruber and Collie, 1949
Saylor House, circa 1800

Saylor House, circa 1800

The latest challenge for the Washington County Historical Trust.
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    With over 4,000 listed historic properties in Washington County, WCHT fosters preservation by targeting specific properties that are considered to be endangered. Read more about what we’re doing to protect our area’s history.

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  • SAYLOR OPEN HOUSE – Saturday, Sept 16th, 2017 – 9 am to 12 pm

    Enjoy a House Tour of a work in Progress. Architectural plans on site                                          will show the future renovation plans.

    PLUS, information on the proposed dendrochronology                                                            study of the Leiter House in Leitersburg.

    As always, copies of the WCHT publications Rebel of ’61                                                          and Architectural & Historic Treasures of                                                                    Washington County, MD will be available for sale.

    We hope to see you there!