A Walking Tour of Andover, Massachusetts.
A Walking Tour of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Look Up, Jefferson City! A Walking Tour of Groton, Connecticut. A Walking Tour of Montgomery, Alabama. A Walking Tour of Germantown. A Walking Tour of Chestertown, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Greenwich, Connecticut. A Walking Tour of Cambridge, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Carbondale, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Rockville, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Quincy, Massachusetts.
A Walking Tour of Ligonier, Pennsylvania.
A Walking Tour of Winchester, Virginia. A Walking Tour of Media, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama. A Walking Tour of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. A Walking Tour of Fairfax, Virginia. A Walking Tour of Leesburg, Virginia. A Walking Tour of Worcester, Massachusetts. A Walking Tour of Altoona, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Bridgeport, Connecticut. A Walking Tour of Minneapolis, Minnesota. A Walking Tour of Washington, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Pioneer Square. A Walking Tour of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Downtown Washington.
Look Up, Salt Lake City!
Look Up, Virginia City! Look Up, New York City! A Walking Tour of the Theater District. A Walking Tour of Honolulu, Hawaii. A Walking Tour of Frederick, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Mobile, Alabama. A Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee. A Walking Tour of Savannah, Georgia.
A Walking Tour of Memphis, Tennessee. A Walking Tour of Sarasota, Florida.
Look Up, Santa Fe! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska.
A Walking Tour of the Magnificent Mile. A Walking Tour of the Gold Coast. A Walking Tour of Louisville, Kentucky.
Begin Your Tour of Historic Hagerstown here, on and U. S. Regulars into Maryland through Churches in America, visited . Look up and become aware of. Pay Bill/Check Permit Spotlight Hagerstown Friendly Bike Community Survey The City of Hagerstown has a contract with Milton Stamper Builders to.
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona. A Walking Tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour West of Broadway. A Walking Tour of Brooklyn Heights. A Walking Tour of Tampa, Florida. A Walking Tour of Midtown. A Walking Tour of Boston's Charlestown. A Walking Tour of Austin, Texas. A Walking Tour of Astoria, Oregon. A Walking Tour of Orlando, Florida. A Walking Tour of Columbus, Ohio.
Look Up, Tucson, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Tucson, Arizona. A Walking Tour of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. A Walking Tour of Cincinnati, Ohio. A Walking Tour of Williamsburg, Virginia.
A Walking Tour of St. A Walking Tour of Vienna, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Dallas, Texas. He, his wife and son are buried in the graveyard behind the church. The two unique bells hanging in the tower were cast in Rotterdam, Holland, in and contain several metals, including silver.
Edmund was born on the second floor, fronting on West Washington Street. William Henry Harrison stayed here in April on his way to be inaugurated our 9th President. Kohler Building 27 West Washington Street.
This handsome three-story structure was erected in Built of brick and reflecting the influence of Romanesque architecture, it was capped by a striking copper-plated domed roof. The original embossed tin ceiling, so typical of the era, may be seen in the bookstore. The orchestra is headquartered in a Classical Revival building flanked by engaged Ionic columns on its upper floors.
Erected in for Montgomery Ward and Company as a department store, the building was purchased by the County in It was the site of the 1st Hagerstown Bank Building, erected in the early s. Nathaniel Rochester, the founder of the bank, left Hagerstown in with a large company of pioneers to start the town of Rochester, New York. Updegraff Buildings West Washington Street. Originally built in the s, this was the Updegraff home. The adjoining building housed a hat factory, robbed several times by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
In Updegraff began making gloves, at first specializing in odd sizes and later servicing the upscale market. The business grew to be one of the largest of its kind in the United States and in Updegraff and his sons established a nationally known glove factory in Gloversville, New York. Lyceum 59 West Washington Street. The Lyceum, a public debating hall constructed circa , stood on this site during the Civil War. Heated debates took place here prior to the Civil War on the state of the Union.
Following the Battles of Antietam and Gettysburg, the Lyceum was used as a hospital for wounded troops of both armies. The building now houses a bank. Courtyard north side of West Washington Street. President George Washington stayed here in on his way to visit Williamsport. The Washington House Hotel was constructed on the site in and was one of the elite stops along the National Road for many years.
Artist James Taylor stayed here in late He wrote of seeing many bullet holes splattered about the outside walls from the July 6th, battle. The City built this park in ; the fountain was added in as a project with the Sunrise Rotary. When the county was established in , the first courthouse, a combination building that served also as a market house, was built in the middle of the town square, one block east of here.
It proved too small to house the government and too big and obstacle in the square. That building burned in December The cornerstone of the present building was laid on October 9th, The design was by H. Simms of Philadelphia and the construction was by Robert C. Just over a year later, on January 2, , the County Commissioners accepted the completed courthouse and held their first meeting there. The Italianate style architecture of the building is unusual for this part of Maryland. An annex, attached in the rear was added in Now the home of the Discovery Station at Hagerstown, the beautiful, Nicodemus Bank buildingis one of the most architecturally significant buildings in downtown Hagerstown.
The original bank housed the Federal Depository during the Civil War. The magnificent main vault with leaded glass was installed in Wareham Apartments West Washington Street. The early inhabitants of this community settled in and around Public Square. The building at came into the possession of Mr. Jacob Hanson Beachley about A beautiful free hanging stairway remains untouched inside.
Miller House West Washington Street. The Federal-style building that is now known as The Miller House dates back to Kneisley Building West Washington Street. This red brick townhouse has an unusual arched entranceway. A leaded sunburst pattern over the door is repeated on the dormer windows. The center double-chimney with internal fireplaces on each floor is unusual for the period. This eclectic building, with traces of Queen Anne and Romanesque styles, was constructed in by John Luther Nicodemus as his in-town residence.
His career also included the founding of several other banks and a land development company.
Following his death, his large home was converted into a professional center where a variety of business entities were quartered. The cornerstone for the present limestone Gothic Revival style church with brownstone trim was laid in Not a part of the original plan of Hagerstown, South Prospect Street is said to have been opened in by William D.
The north section of the street between Washington and Antietam Streets was a part of the Mount Prospect or Rochester tract which was bounded approximately by the present Washington, Prospect, Antietam, and Walnut Streets. Now demolished, Mount Prospect was a late 18th century house which was once the home of Nathaniel Rochester, a prominent Hagerstown citizen and banker and the person for whom Rochester, New York, was named.
Bell divided the property into lots and widened a small alley into the present street. It is the variety of architectural styles represented and the juxtaposition of the examples to one another that gives South Prospect Street its strongest and most significant character. The street stretches for three blocks and is lined with more than fifty structures representing a range from the Neoclassical of the early 19th century to the classical revivals of the early 20th century.
The buildings line a tree-shaded avenue and express a uniformity of quality and scale that make South Prospect one of the strongest streetscapes in Maryland. The only non-domestic buildings are the St.
A Walking Tour of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. A Walking Tour of Fredericksburg, Virginia. A Walking Tour of Chestertown, Maryland. A Walking Tour of Natchez, Mississippi. A model of the original City Hall is on display on the first floor.
In the mid 19th century, landowners William Bell and Franklin Anderson joined forces to build a stone bridge across the Antietam Street ravine, thus opening the southern end of Prospect Hill to development. Later, the stone bridge was replaced by an iron structure. Although repaired several times in the century and a half of its existence, the Dry Bridge, as it is generally known, contributes to the character of historic South Prospect. Antietam Fire Company Summit Avenue. Danish-born Mathias Moller made his way to America in as an year old. He found work in a Pennsylvania wood-working shop where he shortly wearied of cabinet-making and set his sights on building pipe organs.