Williamsport Area

58 – Hawkins House, circa 1825-1870, Williamsport, MD

Posted on: Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 4:44 pm

Near the confluence of the Conococheague Creek with the  scenic Potomac River, Conococheague and Potomac Streets intersect, forming the heart of Williams-port. Number fourteen Conococheague is a townhouse set in …

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94 – Rose of Sharon Haven, circa 1790-1798, Williamport, MD

Posted on: Monday, March 23rd, 2015 @ 7:16 pm

Around 1750 a trading settlement was established at the confluence of the Conococheague Creek and the Potomac River at the point where a prominent 18th century highway ferried the river. …

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114 – John Hogg’s House, circa 1790, Williamsport, MD

Posted on: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 @ 9:46 am

The house at seventeen West Potomac Street in Williamsport looks tired. It has six bays, arched-top two-over-two window sashes and peeling window frames. A hip roof between the first and …

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91 – Bai Yuka, circa 1825-1850, St. James, MD

Posted on: Sunday, March 8th, 2015 @ 10:09 am

Behind St. James School, on a sharp bend in College Road, a sign announces Bai-Yuka; and a grand alley of trees leads to a stone and brick home clad in …

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37 – Linden Hall, circa 1800-1820, Downsville Pike south of Hagerstown, MD

Posted on: Friday, March 6th, 2015 @ 9:23 am

Linden Hall on the Downsville Pike. Circa 1800-1820. photos by Ric Dugan/Herald-Mail Company

South of Hagerstown along Downsville Pike a sign on the west side of the road announces, “LINDEN HALL–Orchards and Dairy Farm.” A lane extends far back between level, gently rising …

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136 – Elmwood Farm, circa 1858, east of Williamsport, MD

Posted on: Friday, March 6th, 2015 @ 8:52 am

  Interstate 81 cut through the original road from Williamsport to Boonsboro, leaving a section of the old route, now named Kendle Road, still passing through fields and among farms. …

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129 – Woburn Manor, circa 1820, south of Downsville, MD.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 @ 5:52 pm

Architectural and Historic Homes of Washington County, Maryland, Woburn Manor

After the death of Charles Courtney and Margaret Myers, Woburn Manor sat empty and deteriorating from 1981 until 1999 when it was purchased by Todd and Tracey Bowman. This photo …

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A Glimpse into the Past using old Photos

Posted on: Thursday, November 6th, 2014 @ 1:19 pm

If you have not yet experienced Flickr – may we recommend a visit. Flickr (pronounced “flicker”) is an image hosting and video hosting website, and web services suite that was created by …

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100 – Rose Hill, 1806, south of Williamsport, MD

Posted on: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 @ 4:26 pm

Outside of Williamsport, on Spielman Road, massive, white, wooden gates open to an avenue lined with ancient river maples. Well back from the road, this drive circles in front of …

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