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Shifler home, near Rohrersville


George Shifler home, near Rohrersville Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The home of the Shifler family as it appeared in the 1880s. This is the side of the house that looks towards Route 67. George Shifler inherited the land from John and Susan Shifler in 1869 (Deed reference - WMcKK1/513, per Edie Wallace, Marble Quarry Road: Phase I Archeological Investigation of Bridge W-6083 over Little Antietam Creek, Washington County, Maryland, 2006.)

The History of Washington County, Maryland, (Williams, 1906), includes in the entry about George Shifler: "In 1896 a marble quarry was opened on his farm which is leased to a company now actively engaged in shipping marble of a quality equal to that of any now in the market."




ID:
wcmq008

Creator:
Keystone View Co., 629 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA.

Rights:
Joanne and Gary May

Collection Location:
Keedysville, Md.

Original Size:
24 cms x 29 cms

Subject:
Quarries and quarrying, Maryland; Marble, Maryland; Washington County (Md.), history

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1900-1950

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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