| May 2, 2013
| 6:25 AM
The Museum Ramble, a self-guided tour including 24 museums and historic sites from Clear Spring to Smithsburg, will be Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5. Some museums will be open only one day.
A printed guide and map to participating sites are...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A child was flown to the hospital after he fell off a skateboard Friday afternoon in the 18800 block of Shepherdstown Pike near Antietam National Battlefield, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said.
The supervisor said the accident was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:38 PM
As part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Allison-Antrim Museum in Greencastle hosted five nationally recognized Civil War speakers on Saturday.
Ted Alexander, chief historian at Antietam National Battlefield,...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Members of Boy Scout Troop 412 were involved in a service project with the MS Walk at Antietam National Battlefield on April 27.
The Scouts assisted with the logistical operations of the event and practiced the Leave No Trace principle by ensuring the...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
"Gods and Generals" author Jeff Shaara announced Monday he would match up to $5,000 in contributions to help fund a documentary about the Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination.
Former Hagerstown resident Michael Wicklein is producing a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Officials at Antietam National Battlefield probably will cut back on park ranger-led tours, programs for school students, regular maintenance of monuments and historical buildings and mowing due to the federal budget cuts known as sequestration, the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It’s been almost 250 years since Joseph Chapline founded the town of Sharpsburg, after following his father to Western Maryland and leading a militia unit in the French and Indian War.
It was in the following year, 1764, that Chapline started...
| Apr 21, 2013
Maryland Life magazine
Ten Washington County businesses and attractions recently were honored by the readers and editors of Maryland Life magazine.
The magazine’s third annual Free State’s Finest contest attracted more than 3,400 votes cast...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Like the proverbial elephant, the community of Williamsport never forgets.
Saturday’s fourth annual Nick Adenhart Memorial 5K was a sea of red and blue, as 275 participants, many decked out in Williamsport Wildcats and Anaheim Angels gear, came out...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Williamsport’s Tony Clement pulled off a sweep of the 5K and 10K races on Sunday morning at the 34th annual Run Through History at Antietam National Battlefield.
Clement, a former standout runner at Hagerstown Community College, opened his day by...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A fundraising effort to support a feature-length documentary about the annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination failed to meet its goal by a May 24 deadline, filmmaker Michael Wicklein said.
Wicklein, a former Hagerstown resident,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Town hires new tax collector and Town Clerk
BOONSBORO — The Boonsboro Town Council Monday night approved the hiring of a replacement to fill the job of retiring tax collector and Town Clerk Barbara Rodenhiser.
Michelle Higman, who has a...