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Hartle's Grocery on Potomac Street

Photo courtesy of the Hartle Family

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Pry Family Quilt

A farewell gift given to a beloved family in 1873 miraculously finds its way back home. By Karen Gardner, Photos by Turner Photography Studio It took a village to make the Pry quilt of Keedysville, Maryland before it left in 1873. It has taken a village to bring it back.

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The Little Cabin That Could

A Renaissance Begins on North Jonathan Street By Marimar McNaughton

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Just Mild About Harry…

Many of our nation’s presidents have visited Hagerstown at some point during their lives. One, however, almost didn’t make it out alive. By Stephen R. Bockmiller

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Carl Byrd's Auto Sales

Photo restored by Erika Burgoyne-Hongell

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The Greatest Generation

Photo courtesy Kuhn/Woodring archives After completing training to become a mechanic on the B-24, Fred Kuhn decided to change course and applied to pilot’s school. This photo was taken on July 22, 1943 at Thompson Field in San Marcos, Texas. Fred served with the 15th Air Force, 451st Bomb Group, 724th Squadron.​

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A Wisconsin Yankee in Gray

The Tragic Untold Story of a Newspaper Editor From the Badger State in Hagerstown By Stephen R. Bockmiller The American Civil War. Brother against brother. Blue versus gray. The great American tragedy.

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Almost Lost

Efforts Underway to Restore and Preserve Historic African American Cemetery in Halfway Neighborhood Story and photos by Lisa Gregory

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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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