Saylor Project

March Along the Towpath

Posted on: Tuesday, April 18th, 2023 @ 3:58 pm

Published in March 2023 in Along the Towpath, an excellent article on the Antietam Canal and its connection to the Saylor House (click image to enlarge)

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Call for Volunteers!

Posted on: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 @ 8:26 am

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WCHT is a volunteer-run organization and we need YOU to achieve the dream of a vibrant, usable education center at the Saylor House located on the banks of the Antietam …

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Participate in Washington County Gives

Posted on: Monday, April 30th, 2018 @ 4:44 pm

          Join us in restoring the Saylor House in Hagerstown’s Kiwanis Park. Your donations will help restore the front porch of the building this year. Please …

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Early Fish Stocking History on the Antietam

Posted on: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 @ 9:14 pm

Early in Washington County’s history, a group of men, including Peter Saylor, formed the Antietam Fish Company to conserve, stock and harvest fish in Antietam Creek. Peter Saylor was the …

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You are Invited to the Saylor House

Posted on: Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 @ 3:56 pm

Special “Before Restoration” HOUSE TOUR for WCHT members and Friends Sunday, October 16, 2016      1 to 4 pm (Free of Charge)   After 60 years of neglect, until …

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Saylor House, Circa 1800, Hagerstown, MD

Posted on: Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

In 2007, planning for a new business park began in Hagerstown. The 29-acre parcel slated for development stands along Jefferson Boulevard, east of Eastern Boulevard from where Diamond Drive and …

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“The Plan” for the Saylor House

Posted on: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 @ 10:15 pm

When determined preservationists present an idea benefiting the community to receptive government leaders, the result is “The Plan.” Occasionally, we are pleased to say, it works.     Hagerstown City Council Approves …

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SAYLOR UPDATE – Opening of Kiwanis Park

Posted on: Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 @ 4:39 pm

WCHT (Washington County Historical Trust) and ACWA (Antietam-Conococheague Watershed Alliance) are proud to announce a success story in the making. Members from both organizations (supported by numerous concerned individuals for …

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Save the Saylor!

Posted on: Monday, March 7th, 2016 @ 4:42 pm

  Near the Antietam Creek just east of the newly developed Hagerstown Light Business Park, in the new Kiwanis Park, a circa 1800 stone house stands off the beaten-path, unused, …

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