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Hagerstown photographs, 1944
During World War II, the people of Hagerstown created a postcard collection to send to the "respected sons and daughters who have left the peaceful shelter of the Maryland hills for the many hardships and dangers of war".

Williamsport Postcards
These early 20th century postcards illustrate the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, the streets of Williamsport, and Conococheague and Potomac Bridges

Hays photograph collection - Hagerstown and Washington County
Photographs of Hagerstown and surrounding countryside from the 1880s to 1920s from the Hays family.

Photographs from Accident, Maryland
Accident, a small town in Garrett County, has a rich history recorded in the photographs Mary Strauss collected.

The First Bookmobile - Washington County Free Library
In 1905, Mary Titcomb, the librarian of Washington County Free Library, Maryland, sent a wagon pulled by two horses, laden with 200 books, to travel the county. So began the system of rural free delivery of books.

Washington County, 1905 -Foltz photographs
This collection of photographs of Hagerstown and Williamsport in 1905 were made available by the descendants of Madge Dornblaser Foltz and Joseph S. Foltz.

Boonsboro Free Library history
The Boonsboro Free Library has deep roots in the community, with the organization in the early 1900s of the reading room of the Boonsboro Republican Club and the Washington County Free Library providing books to the residents.

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts - History
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown’s City Park opened its doors in 1931. This collection of photographs and documents from the Museum’s archives traces the formative years of the Museum’s remarkable history.

Mountain Lake Park
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this town remains a fine example of a Victorian resort that grew out of two 19th century American activities, the Methodist Camp Meeting and a Chautauqua, an educational assembly.
   
Western Maryland Regional Library
101 Tandy Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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