Smithsburg-Leitersburg Area

46 – Keewaydin, circa 1900, Highfield-Cascade, MD

Posted on: Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 9:23 pm

Mount Quirock rises steadily in the northeastern corner of the county, cloaked in forest and dot-ted with homes built at the turn of the century as escapes from the heat …

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39 – Cloverly, circa 1795-1800, Smithsburg, MD

Posted on: Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 8:56 pm

Cloverly Farm Lane lies on the left, just as Route 77 starts to ascend South Mountain. At the end of the road, past a few recent homes, nestles Cloverly, a …

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205 – Well Taught Farm, Leitersburg, MD

Posted on: Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 4:42 pm

Little Antietam Road extends from the fringes of Chewsville to those of Leitersburg. It crosses over Antietam Creek and climbs a hill, passing a new, red-painted saltbox house and brick …

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85 – Lantz-Zeigler Farm, circa 1800, near Leitersburg, MD

Posted on: Sunday, March 15th, 2015 @ 10:04 am

photos by Kevin G. Gilbert Herald-Mail

Along Leitersburg Pike, just east of the bridge over Antietam Creek, a fringe of trees obscures a knot of buildings, and a sign announces: Heimers Old Lantz-Ziegler Farm. In 1952, …

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21 – Antietam Hall, circa 1769-1800, east of Hagerstown, MD

Posted on: Sunday, March 15th, 2015 @ 9:58 am

Jefferson Boulevard stretches east from Hagerstown through a mix of modest homes and small commercial enterprises. Just past the bridge over Antietam Creek, Indian Lane winds off to the right, …

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13 – Old Forge Farm, 1762, east of Hagerstown, MD

Posted on: Sunday, March 15th, 2015 @ 9:49 am

Going west on Old Forge Road from Route 62, the highway dips across a one-lane bridge and rises again between fields and scattered homes. At the crest of a rise, …

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56 – Rockledge, 1785, south of Leitersburg, MD

Posted on: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 @ 1:52 pm

On Leitersburg Smithsburg Road north of Little Antietam Creek, an old stone fence meets the road at right angles. The fence, sometimes broken, leads into the fields, following a narrow …

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127 – Good-Hartle Farm, circa 1765-1787, near Leitersburg, MD

Posted on: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 @ 1:47 pm

Settled in a curve of Little Antietam Creek, just above its juncture with the Antietam, is a small farmstead on the east side of Little Antietam Road. The buildings are …

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