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Apples, Apples, Apples

Photo courtesy Hancock Historical Society Apples have been grown in Washington County since the first settlers crossed the Blue Ridge.  Small orchards were planted on many of the farms, but it wasn’t until later that commercial production began. The Depression years of the 1930s rendered a heavy blow to the fruit industry and hundreds of acres were abandoned.  

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Civil War Author John Schildt

A Washington County Treasure By Karen Gardner and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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She Acted... With a Horse, Of Course...

Florence MacMichael's 35 Year Trek from Hagerstown to Hollywood By Stephen R. Bockmiller WARNING: You are about to experience a lot of name dropping. For many, this will be a walk down Memory Lane. For those born, say, after 1980 – well... get out your favorite internet search engine and prepare for a lesson in radio, theater, movie, and television history! 

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Maryland Conservation Agency Museum

Greg Bartles’ Boonsboro museum shares the history of preserving and protecting Maryland’s natural resources. By Karen Gardner and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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A Cyber Kitchen Table

Facebook Group Connects with All Things Hagerstown Lisa Gregory It seems that once you’re a Hagerstownian you’re always a Hagerstownian. And there’s no better place to enjoy that fact than the Our Hagerstown Tymes Facebook group. Heck, even if you aren’t a Hagerstownian you will still be made to feel more than welcomed by the group.

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A Currier & Ives Christmas

Traditional 19th Century Christmas in Clear Spring’s Plumb Grove By Karen Gardner and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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Come, All Ye Faithful

Annual Hagerstown Historic Houses of Worship Tour By Cheryl M. Keyser When walking or driving through Hagerstown, look up. You will see multiple church spires rising to the sky. Most people do not notice this, engaged in their own private world, but once the idea is suggested, they will see them.

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Human Flies

Getting to the top the hard way. by James Rada Jr. and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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The Barns of Antietam

Lovingly restored and rehabilitated 157 years after the bloody Battle of Antietam. by Karen Gardner and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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Hagerstown and the Great War

Look Around Town and Take a Look Back to World War I By Stephen R. Bockmiller and photos by Turner Photography Studio

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