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.
  • Current Projects

    Photo by Kevin G Gilbert, Herald Mail Newspaper, Hagerstown, MD

    Saylor House, Kiwanis Park, Hagerstown, Maryland. The WCHT is leading the charge to save this important circa 1800 stone house. Our long term goal is a “hands-on” educational facility teaching the arts useful in historic preservation such as correct mortars and pointing, window restoration, adaptive reuses and many more.

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  • Endangered Properties

    Mt. Pleasant

    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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