Honoring the Fallen

Military men and women who died while in service to our country will be honored in various ways throughout Maryland and the nation this weekend. One of the oldest is the Memorial Day parade in Sharpsburg (Washington County), which started after the Civil War to honor returning veterans, according to the Hagerstown/Washington County Convention &... Continue Reading →

Strange Accidents

There’s no shortage of reports of peculiar accidents in Maryland newspapers of yesteryear. Here are three accounts of bizarre situations occurring in Washington County that remind us that anything can happen as we move through the daily tasks of our lives: In December 1896, The Baltimore Sun reported “a strange accident” involving Charles Hoffman, a... Continue Reading →

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