Hagerstown’s Super Solider

Hagerstown’s Super Solider

Hagerstown’s Super Solider SIX months a prisoner of war, FIVE decades of service, FOUR wars, THREE years in the Army of the Potomac, TWO veterans’ organizations and George Fisher had ONE more job to do. By Stephen R. Bockmiller There are very few veterans who...
Just Mild About Harry…

Just Mild About Harry…

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 Our city’s history is replete with stories of our Commanders in Chief visiting the...
Pry Family Quilt

Pry Family Quilt

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...
Hartle’s Grocery on Potomac Street

Hartle’s Grocery on Potomac Street

Hartle’s Grocery on Potomac Street Photo courtesy of the Hartle Family John Allen Hartle, who went by Allen, was working as a milk truck driver for Superior Dairy when he became friends with William Hurd, who owned a grocery store at 635 South Potomac Street –...
Lost in the ‘50s

Lost in the ‘50s

Lost in the ‘50s Halfway man transforms basement into a diner fit for the King. By Crystal Schelle and photos by Turner Photography Studio HALFWAY — From the outside, Jerry Mullenix’s home is fairly un-assuming and fits nicely into his Halfway Maryland, neighborhood....
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