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April 2009

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Valley Events!
★Spring Festivals
& Tours
Apple Blossom
★Places to Dine,
Festival Shop, Stay,
Saturday & Sunday
and Play
May 2 & 3, 2009
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
South Mountain Fairgrounds
★Valley Theatre
Adams County, PA
See page 23
★AAUW Used
Book Sale
April 22 - 26

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Fine German and
Continental Cuisine,
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14th Annual
Jonathan Hager House
Beer 110 Key Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Festival German Easter Tours
Saturday, May 9th
Noon till 6pm April 7-11, 10:00 am - 4:00pm
• TASTINGS of more than 30 quality microbrewed Easter Traditions started with the Germans!
and imported lagers and fine hand-crafted ales
• FINE FOOD • Great Music - Junk Food & Cazhmiere Learn about the beginning of
• FREE commemorative tasting glasses The Easter Rabbit, Easter Eggs and Much More!
• Designated driver program ($5 ticket) $2 per person.
• FREE tours of the historic 1797 Manor House
• ALL in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia Tuesday April 14th Historical Tours Resume
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Volume 38
Number 10 APRIL 2009
Shenandoah Valley
Area Map................................6-7
Directory & Map Key....................8
Valley Theatre............................13
Calendar of Events .....................14
VA Maps ..................................16
VA Points of Interest ....................17
PA Maps ..................................18
PA Dining Guide....................... 19
PA Points of Interest.....................20
MD Maps.................................28
MD Dining Guide ......................29
MD Points of Interest ...................30
WV Maps ................................38
WV Dining Guide......................38
WV Points of Interest...................40
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What To See in the
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Directory & Map Key

Dir Name of Page STATE Map
No Advertiser No MD PA VA WV Location Web or E-mail address
Antiques • Flea Markets
4 Antique Crossroads . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 • F-4
231 Bunker Hill Antiques Assoc. . . . . . . 47 • E-5
32 Hancock Antique Mall . . . . . . . . . . . 35 • D-3
216 Kingfish Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 • E-4
145 New Oxford Antique Center . . . . . . 22 • G-3
145 New Oxford Antique Dealers Assoc.22 • G-3
216 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 • D-4
59 Old Glory Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 • G-5
11 Rocky Ridge Collectibles . . . . . . . . . 35 • F-3
41 Valley Antiques & Uniques. . . . . . . . 5 • F-3
34 Antietam Hagerstown KOA . . . . . . 10 • F-3
67 Ole Mink Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 • G-3
131 Whispering Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • D-3
Entertainment • Dancing
222 Bavarian Inn’s Rathskeller . . . . . . . 4 • E-4
114 Carlisle Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 • G-1
1 Maryland Symphony Orchestra . . . 13 • F-3
227 Old Opera House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 • D-4
148 Totem Pole Playhouse . . . . . . . . . . . 12 • F-2
Festivals • Shows • Tours
37 AAWU Used Book Sale . . . . . . . . . . . 3 • F-4
146 Adams Co. Apple Blossom Festival . 3 • G-2
100 Franklin County CVB . . . . . . . . . . . 11 • F-2
16 Hager House German Easter Tours 5 • F-3
208 Heritage Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 • E-4
227 House & Garden Tour . . . . . . . . . . . 41 • E-5
338 New Market Walking Tours . . . . . . . 3 • C-7
326 Of Ale and History Beer Festival . . . 5 • D-6
128 Pennsylvania Herb Festival. . . . . . . 27 • H-2
212 West Virginia Wine & Arts Festival 43 • E-4
Furniture • Art
216 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . 44 • E-4
* P. Buckley Moss Museum. . . . . . . . . 48 • *
202 Queen St. Gallery/WV Glass . . . . . . 46 • E-4
Gift Shops
103 Country Time Treasures . . . . . . . . . 26 • F-2
103 Drying Shed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 • F-2
216 Hedgesville Shops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 • E-4
131 Koonys Barn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 • G-3
46 Lehmans Mill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • F-3
25 Miller’s Farmstead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 • E-2
100 Olympia Candy Kitchen . . . . . . . . . . 3 • • F-2
107 The Olde Red Barn . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 • F-2
216 Persnickity Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 • E-4
3 Primitive House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 • F-3
154 Violets & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 • F-3

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Directory & Map Key
Dir Name of Page STATE Map
No Advertiser No MD PA VA WV Location Web or E-mail address
222 Bavarian Inn & Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . 4 • F-4
216 Cider Mill B&B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 • E-4
3 Hampton Inn, Hagerstown . . . . . . . 36 • F-3
223 Quality Hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 • E-5
216 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 • D-4
Orchards/Farm Markets/Nurseries
131 Alloway Creek Garden & Herbs . . . 22 • H-3
11 Martins Farm Market . . . . . . . . . . . 36 • F-3
149 Willow Pond Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 • G-3
322 Bryce Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • C-7
227 Charles Town Racetrack. . . . . . . . . . 9 • E-5
227 Jefferson Co. CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 • E-5
223 John Brown’s Raid . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 • E-5
234 Martinsburg CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-47 • D-4
216 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 • D-4
303 David James Homes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 • E-5
223 Lindal Cedar Images . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 • F-5
219 Swirly Curls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 • E-5
Speciality Shops
234 Esh’s Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 • F-1
156 Greencastle Coffee Roasters . . . . . . 48 • F-3
206 Good Natured . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 • E-4
215 Linda’s Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 • E-4
9 GranTops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 • G-5

For fuss free camping, just relax, have fun with

good friends & enjoy great food.
Memories are made here!

At Antietam Hagerstown KOA we invite you

Great place to hold Company to enjoy the scenery of the Conococheaque Creek,
picnics, birthdays, bridal & rent a canoe or kayak and bring your fishing pole &
license! Enjoy a great meal made in Mables Creekside
baby showers, rehearsal Café, from pizza and sub night to “sure to fill you up”
breakfast in Saturdays & Sundays. Our Saturday
dinners, we do catering. Night dinners range from Homemade Maryland Crab
Cakes, Parmesan Trout, Fried Shrimp to mouthwater-
ing BBQ Chicken & Ribs. Free Cable TV & Wi-Fi.
I-81 Maryland Exit 2,
US 11 south Maryland 63 Reservations: 1-800-562-7607
north or I-70 Exit 24, Phone: 301-223-7571
Maryland 63 south, Fax: 301-223-5061
Scenic drive follow signs E-mail:
on Kemps Mill Road.

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Capito l Theatre
bowtie not required
159 Main St., Chambersburg, PA
Carlisle Theatre
44 W. High St., Carlisle, PA
Cumberland Theatre
101 N. Jackson St., Cumberland, MD
The Luhrs Center
H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Shippensburg University MasterWorks V
1871 Old Main Drive,Shippensburg, PA Saturday, April 25, 2009 8:00 pm
717/477 SHOW (7469) Sunday, April 26, 2009 3:00 pm
Maryland Ensemble Theater
31 W. Patrick St. #L1, Frederick, MD A SYMPHONIC SPACE ODYSSEY
301/694-4744 The Planets featuring the Hood College Choir
Maryland Symphony NIELSEN
13 S. Potomac St.,Hagerstown, MD Helios Overture
301/797-4000 HOLST
Maryland Theatre The Planets
21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD
301/790-2000 DEBUSSY
The Old Opera House Claire de Lune
204 North George St., Charles Town, WV WILLIAMS
304/725-4420 Star Wars Theme
Potomac Playmakers HOLST
1608 Woodlands Run, Hagerstown, MD
301/797-8182 The Planets V
301-797-4000 A
Shenandoah University
1460 University Dr., Winchester, VA L
540/665-4569 L
Totem Pole Playhouse E
9555 Golf Course Rd., Fayetteville, PA
888/805-7056 or 717/352-2164 Y
Washington Co. Playhouse
44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD T
301/739-7469 H
Wayside Theatre
7853 Main St., Middletown, VA
44 W. High St.
Weinberg Center for the Arts Carlisle, PA A
20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 8:00pm T
301/228-2828 R
Winchester Little Theatre Capitol Steps
315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, VA E
540/662-3331 (Political Satire)
Sponsored by R.S. Mowery

Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 8:00pm

204 North George St. The Fabulous

Historic Charles Town, WV Hubcaps
May 15-24, 2009 (Classic Rock-N-Roll)
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m.
Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m.
Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig
A Hilarious Comedy Sponsored by M&Z Carpets
Directed by David Porterfield
Visit: Visit:
(304) 725-4420 or 888-900-SHOW Call for tickets: 717-258-0666 The Calendar Magazine 13

Calenda r of Events April 21- May 26. Fee.
April 301/739-5727.
Heritage Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. Enjoy
all month... a 12-15 mile moderate bike ride beginning at In-
dian Rock Elementary. 717/840-7440.
PIANO & POETRY ... 6:30-9 pm, Port City Java,
TOTEM POLE PLAYHOUSE ... 9555 Golf Long Maeadow Shopping Center, 1551 Potomac
Course Rd., Fayetteville, PA. Buy subscription Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Hear talented local poets
packages or individual tickets before May 1 and & musicians. 301/790-5040.
7056. See ad on page 12. ... 6:45-9:15 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 200
YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK ... 9 am-5 pm, W. King St., Martinsburg, WV. Women’s barber-
Meet at McDonald’s, 1706 Ridgeside Dr., Mt. shop chorus rehearsal. Women are invited to
Airy, MD. 301/829-3685. enjoy 4-part, a’capella singing. 304/267-4796.
YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK ... 9 am-5 pm, The LUNAR ODYSSEY ... 7 pm, William M. Brish
Inn at Norwood, 7514 Norwood Ave., Sykesville, Planetarium, Washington County Board of Edu-
MD. 410/871-9464. cation, 820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown,
NEW MARKET WALKING TOURS ... 10:30 am MD. Tour of Moon in a simulated trip. Program
departure daily (except Sun. & Mon.), 9317 N. runs April 7-28. Admission. 301/766-2898.
Congress St., New Market, VA. A historian in ... every Wednesday
1860s dress presents eyewitness accounts and BEGINNER’S WATERCOLOR ... 10 am-1 pm,
folklore of the Shenandoah Valley. $10/adult, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts,
$5/child. 540/740-3747. See ad on page 3. Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at
YOUNG ARTISTS SUMMER WORKSHOPS Park Circle. Learn the basics of watercolor. Every
ENROLLMENT OPEN ... The Arts Centre, 300 Wed. April 22-May 27. Fee. www.washcomuseum.
W. King St., Martinsburg, WV. Classes will be org. 301/739-5727.
held Mon.-Fri. from 9 am-3 pm starting June 8. PAINTING WITH OIL ... 5:30-8:30 pm, Wash-
Call or email now to enroll. 304/263-0224. ington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hager-
... every Sun and Wed stown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Cir-
WESTERN MD RAILWAY MUSEUM ... 1-4 pm cle. Meets every Wed. April 8-May 27. Fee.
Sun., 9 am-12 noon & 1-3 pm Wed., 41 N. Main 301/739-5727.
St., Union Bridge, MD. Memorabilia, archives, HAGERSTOWN TOASTMASTERS CLUB ... 7-8
pictures and model layouts. 410/775-0150. pm, Washington Co. Free Library, 100 S. Po-
... every Monday tomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Need to brush up on
SWEET ADELINES CHORUS ... 7 pm, St. Paul your public speaking skills in a fun, non-judg-
United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., mental aμnd encouraging environment? We meet
Chambersburg, PA. Women of all ages are invited every 2nd and 4th Wed. 301/988-3252.
to sample 4-part harmony singing, barbershop ... every Wed and Fri
MASON DIXON BARBERSHOP CHORUS RE- TOURS ... 1 & 2 pm, 206 E. Main St., Westmin-
HEARSAL ... 7:30 pm, Haven Lutheran Church, ster, MD. Historical Society of Carroll County
1035 Haven Rd., Hagerstown, MD. Men of all 200 Year Old Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
ages are invited to sample 4-part harmony docent-led tours. Other group tours may be
singing. 301/790-3178. arranged by appointment by calling the Society
... every Tuesday at 410/848-6494.
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR ... 10 am-1 ... every Thursday
pm, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, DRAWING WITH PEN & INK ... 6:30-8:30 pm,
Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts,
Park Circle. Class is for teens and adults with Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at
previous watercolor experience who wish to con- Park Circle. Learn to draw with traditional pen
tinue exploring new techniques and approaches and ink. Meets every Thurs. April 16-May 21.
in this challenging medium. Meets every Tues. Fee. 301/739-5727.

Calendar of Events deadline is the 5th of each month preceding publication.

Mail event info to: The Valley Revue, 223 N. Prospect St., Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740
The complete calendar of events can be found on the Internet at our website: Just click on the red “CALENDAR” box to find all
the listings: by month, days of week, or dates, just as it’s printed here!

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s 9:30 pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping

Center, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD.
Local musicians jam & perform. www.mdparty.
com. 301/790-5040. S M T
April 2009
FAMILY STORY TIME ... 7-7:30 pm, Washington
County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hager- 1 2 3 4
stown, MD. Stories for the whole family. Free.
301/739-3250. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
... every Friday 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
BLUEGRASS JAMS ... 7 pm, Beck & Benedict
Hardware, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA. 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$3/person. 717/762-4711.
SPIRIT TOURS ... 7 pm & 8 pm, Schifferstadt Ar- 26 27 28 29 30
chitectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Fred-
erick, MD. Evening tours of Schifferstadt’s unex-
plained phenomena. Child-friendly tours every with guest speaker or Medium, and hear stories.
Fri. beginning April 11. 800/999-3613. $12/person, may not be suitable for children
NEW MUSICAL ARTISTS’ SHOWCASE ... 7-10 under 10. 717/334-6296.
pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Cen- ... every Fri, Sat & Sun
ter, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Three MANSION HOUSE ART GALLERY EXHIBIT ...
different artists in 45-minute sets. Featuring 11 am-4 pm Fri. & Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., 501 High-
newer artists in the musical community, every land Way, Hagerstown (MD) City Park. Solo ex-
other Fri. 301/790-5040. hibit by Terry Shotton. Expressive Works on Can-
JAMMING WITH TOMMY LANCASTER ... 7-10 vas in the North Gallery. Vibrant, colorful
pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Cen- expressionist and abstract paintings. Free. Runs
ter, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Folk, April 3 thru 26. 301/797-6813.
rock, blues musicians of all ages welcomeevery LOST IN YONKERS ... 6 pm Fri. & Sat., 3 pm
other Fri. 301/790-5040. Sun., Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Po-
MIDNIGHT IN THE ORPHANAGE ... 10:45 pm, tomac St., Hagerstown, MD. This Neil Simon
Ghostly Images of Gettysburg, 777 Baltimore St., comic drama runs thru April 25. Admission.
Gettysburg, PA. Tour the cellar of an orphanage 301/739-7469.
Cont. on page 23

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Loudoun Museum/Information Center

16 W. Loudoun St., Leesburg. 130-year-old building next to a re-
stored log cabin (c. 1767). 200 years of local history and slide pre-
sentation. Starting point of the walking tour of historic Leesburg. V
Daily 10-5; Sun. 1-5. $1 Admission. 703/777-7427. I

Points of Interest
Ball’s Bluff National Cemetery
Two mi. N of Leesburg off Rt. 15 bypass on Rt. 837. Site of the only R
major battle of the Civil War in Loudoun Co. Open daylight til dark.
Morven Park
Two miles north of Leesburg on Rt. 698. Historic 1,200-acre estate I
Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center
1360 S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester. Maps,
of the late Virginia Governor & Mrs. Westmoreland Davis. America’s
foremost antique carriage collection, Governor’s Mansion, boxwood
attractions, events restaurant, lodging and
shopping information. Open daily 9-5. Closed
gardens, and the international Equestrian Institute. Open April-Oct., I
major holidays. 540/542-1326. Toll-free
Tues.-Fri. 12-4:30, Sat. 10-5, & Sun. 1-5, closed Mon. (except hol-
idays). Limited hours in Nov. & Dec. Admission. 301/777-2414.
Winchester & Frederick County Six mi. S of Leesburg in the heart of Hunt Co. Once the center of a
is home to the world famous Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, thriving acre plantation. Boxwood, magnolias & a gazebo tea-house
held each spring & the Apple Harvest Festival, held the third week- grace the formal gardens. Built in 1800-1803 by George Carter. April-
end in September. Dec., Mon.-Sat. 10-4:30; Sun. 1-4:30. Admission. 703/777-3174.
State Arboretum of Virginia St. Thomas Chapel Trust
9 mi. E of Winchester on U.S. 50. Educational workshops, recreation, Middletown. Original Chapel built 1834, patterned after York Cathe-
driving tours of the Arboretum & Blandy Experimental Farm. Open dral in England, as an interdenominational place of worship.
dawn to dusk year-round. Free. 540/837-1758.
Shenandoah Caverns
Abrams Delight Just two minutes off I-81, Exit 269, 4 miles north of New Market, VA.
1340 Pleasant Valley Rd., off Rt. 50 E, Winchester. Built in 1754 by A natural phenomena of limestone formations, discovered in 1884
an early settler, Isaac Hollingsworth. Restored & refinished in Early and opened to the public in 1922. Open year round, guided tours
American period. Open April-Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4. Admis- every 20 min. 540/477-3115.
sion. 540-662-6519.
Long Branch Home of the Wayside Theatre, VA’s 2nd oldest professional theatre
E of Winchester on U.S. 50 on Va. Rt. 624. co., producing an 8-play season of recent Broadway hits from May-
Federal Georgian mansion museum (c. Dec. Also home of Wayside Inn, hotel/restaurant since 1797.
1811) filled with period furniture, silver, 800/951-1776.
china & Oriental carpets. A Duncan Phyfe
dining table and 12 Hepplewhite chairs Belle Grove
identical to another dozen used in the White House. Open Sat. & In the Cedar Creek Battlefield one mi. S of
Sun. 12-4. April-Oct. Admission. 540/837-1856. Middletown off U.S. 11. Built in 1794 by
Revolutionary War Office, served as Sheri-
Sheridan’s Headquarters dan’s northern headquarters during the Civil War. Tours run mid-
Corner of Piccadilly & Braddock Sts., Winchester. Gen. Sheridan March thru mid-Nov., 10:15 to 3:15 daily; Sunday 1:15 to 4:15. Ad-
began his famous ride in 1864 to Cedar Creek Battlefield here, then mission, Group rates.
rallied his retreating army and drove the Confederates from the field.
New Market Battlefield
Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters Commemorating the clash in spring of 1864 when 6,000 Federals
N. Braddock St.Winchester, VA. During the winter of fought 4,500 Confederates for possession of the Shenandoah Valley.
1861-62 General Jackson & his staff occupied this Admission ticket includes Battlefield, Hall of Valor Museum, and
house — now a museum. April-Oct. - 10-4 daily. Bushong Farm. 540/740-3101. Open daily 9-5.
Nov-March - Fri & Sat 10-4, Sun. 12-4. Admission.
540/667-3242. Berryville
County seat of Clarke County, formerly named “Battle Town,” is rich
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum in historical lore. “Audley,” the colonial estate home of Nellie Parke
54 S. Loudoun St., Old Town Mall, Winchester. Hands-on, interactive Custis, ward of George Washington who was married to his nephew,
discovery museum for families. Climbing-wall, simple machines, lived here.
natural history center, fully equipped emergency room clinic,
dinosaur prep lab, new Paleontology exhibit. Open 9-5 Tues.-Sat., 1- Clarke County Historical Society Museum
5 Sun. Admission $5. 540/722-2020. In the Old Court House (c. 1839), S. Church St., Berryville. Open
Wed. & Sat. 2-4:30. Historical exhibits include Lord Fairfax’s clock
Old Court House Civil War Museum & strongbox, & copies of the Clarke Courier newspaper from 1869
Built in 1840, the courthouse served as a prison and hospital to both available on microfilm.
Northern and Southern troops. Today it stands as a
“Witness to War”…a historic building with sol- Strasburg Museum
diers’ graffiti and an extensive relic collection. Win- The Strasburg Museum exhibits authentic 18th,
chester’s downtown walking mall. Open Fri. & Sat. 19th, and early 20th century articles of local
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Sun. 1:00-5:00, Tours also life. The collection includes blacksmith and
available by special appt, (540) 542-1145 carpenter’s tools, three furnished Victorian
rooms, a country store, the Civil War, farming, photographs, reading
Skyline Caverns materials and much more. Open 7 days a week from 10-4, from May-
Largest and only developed cavern in Warren Co., VA & Oct. Admission. 540/465-5570.
one of only a few places on earth where delicate &
unique formations known as Anthodites are on display. Veramar Vineyard
800/296-4545. 905 Quarry Road, Berryville, VA. Situated on a private 100-acre es-
tate in the heart of Northern Virginia Hunt County. A small, family-run
Waterford winery dedicated to producing naturally dry, full-bodied wines. Open
7 mi. NW of Leesburg on Rt. 698. Restored Quaker village dating Thurs - Mon 10-5 For more information, call Veramar Vineyard
back to 1733. The famed 3-day annual Home Tour and Crafts exhibits 540/955-5510 or go online at
and displays of the treasured works of local artisans is held the first
Frontier Culture Museum
full weekend in October.
Visit Europe and America’s past at four different historic farms
The Warren Rifles Confederate Museum moved from their country of origin and reconstructed at the museum
95 Chester St., Front Royal. Memorial to the men and women who site in Staunton, VA. See the rare & minor breed animals, walk
served the cause of States’ Rights, 1861-65. Relics and records of through the authentic gardens, help harvest period crops and watch
the War Between the States. Daily April 15-Oct. 31, 9-4. $2 Admis- a blacksmith at work. Open daily 9-5. Winter hours Dec. 1 - Mid-
sion, children under 12 free. 540/636-6982 or 635-2219. March 10-4. Admission. 540/332-7850. THE Calendar MAGAZINE 17


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RANT – Thurmont (G-3) & Waynesboro,
PA. Family restaurant with

DiningGuide home-cooked daily

specials. Daily Breakfast,
Lunch & Dinner Buffets.
Special Weekend Buffet.
131 HILLCREST RESTAURANT – Littles- Full menu available.
town (G-3). Family dining and homestyle Breakfast always avail-
cooking. Serving breakfast, lunch & din- able. Off premise catering
ner. Tues.-Thurs. 6am-7pm, Fri. & Sat. available. Dessert Bar.
6am-8pm, Closed Sun. & Mon. 717/359- Homemade wholesome-
5328. See ad on this page. ness. Gift Shop.
124 HOFBRAUHAUS RESTAURANT – Ab- Collectors Baskets.
bottstown (H-2). German-American cui- Fresh Baked Pies. Candy.
sine. Open Mon. 11-9, Tue.-Thur. 11-2:30 & Carry-out deli. No
5-9, Fri. & Sat. 11-9:30, Sun. noon-7:30. alcohol. Banquets & P
Sauerbraten, Wiener Schnitzel, Rouladen, parties. 301/271-4373 E
Kassler Rippchen, Steaks & Seafood. Party
& Banquet facilities. Credit cards accepted.
Thurmont location or N
717/765-6772 Waynesboro, PA location.
717/259-9641. See ad on this page. See ad on page 27.
RANT - Waynesboro (F-3). Upscale Cuisine Y
in an atmosphere of casual elegance. Serving
lunch and dinner in three intimate, period- Hofbrauhaus L
appointed dining rooms & a twelve-seat, full-
service tavern. Open every day except Tues., U.S. 30 A
11-9:30pm. Reservations Recommended. Abbottstown, PA 17301 N
717/762-7020. I
112 MARKET CROSS PUBS - Shippens-
Tel. 717-259-9641
burg & Carlisle (F-2) (G-1). Serving English- “Our Wurst Is Our Best”
114 American Lunch & Dinner Daily. Experience
a taste of our English heritage. Great food, Gute Deutsche Kueche
a fine assortment of beers and ales from Mon 11-9, Tue-Thur 11-2:30 & 5-9,
around the world, and the friendly atmos-
phere of English Pub life. Shippensburg, Fri & Sat 11-9:30, Sun 12-7:30
717/532-3967. Carlisle, 717/258-1234. www. Credit Cards Accepted

Homestyle country
cooking and baking
in a charming
colonial setting
4763 Baltimore Pike
Littlestown, PA
Call: 717-359-5328
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Cowans Gap State Park

Pennsylvania Located 9 mi. NE of McConnellsburg. Over 1,300

acres includes a 42-acre lake for swimming, fishing,
and boating, 232 campsites, 10 rental cabins, and

Points of Interest
scores of private cabins.
Robert Kennedy Memorial
Presbyterian Church
Organized in 1741 at Welsh Run, SE of Mercers-burg
on Rt. 416, one of the oldest churches in the Cumber-
Shawnee State Park land Valley.
W of Bedford on U.S. 30. Named after the Shawnee In- Greencastle
dians, this 3,800-acre park includes a 451-acre lake. Established in 1782, historical events include Presi-
335 campsites, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, dent Washington’s visit during the Whiskey Rebellion,
hunting, snowmobiling, and picnicking. Open year- and John Brown’s stay while working on plans for the
round. Harpers Ferry Raid.
Gravity Hill Firemen’s Display
Located west of Rt. 96 near New Paris, PA. Defy grav- Greencastle. The Rescue Hose Company displays the
ity at this remote spot in Bedford County. Water runs nation’s oldest workable fire engine built in 1741 and
uphill … cars roll uphill … it really works! Difficult to other early firefighting equipment.
find unless you have detailed directions. The Bedford The Johnston Home
Co.Visitors Bureau will send a free map and brochure Greencastle. Built in the late 1700’s by Dr. Robert
P – Call 1-800-765-3331. Johnston, Surgeon-General during the Revolution.
Lake Gordon & Koon Lake George Washington slept here during a visit at the time
E Located E of U.S. 200 S of Bedford in the Centerville of the Whiskey Rebellion.
N area. A real mecca for fishermen.
Espy House
Mason-Dixon Crown-Stone Marker
Located S of Greencastle. Charles Mason and Jere-
N Built in 1771, served as Washington’s Headquarters in miah Dixon surveyed and marked the line between
S the fall of 1794 during the Whiskey Rebellion. The only
remaining building in existence on its original site, oc-
Md. and Pa. in 1765, placing stone markers at one-
mile intervals, with every fifth mile marked by a Crown-
Y cupied by Gen. Arthur St. Clair, President of the Conti- Stone. This 105th milestone, is one of the few remain-
L nental Congress & first Governor of the Northwest Ter- ing left.
ritory. Enoch Brown Park
V Anderson House Just N of Greencastle. Massacre site of Enoch Brown,
137 Pitt St., Bedford. Built in 1814 by Dr. John Ander- pioneer schoolteacher, and his ten pupils during the
A son, a portion was used for his office & in 1815, con- uprising of the Pontiac Indians in 1764.
N verted one-half of the house into a bank, whose origi-
nal vault can still be viewed. The Chamber of
Martin’s Mill
Covered Bridge
I Commerce now occupies part of the house. 800/765- Greencastle. One mi. W of
A 3331, ext. 220.
Greencastle. The original
bridge, built in 1849, crosses
Located at the #12 interchange of the Pa. Turnpike, I- the Conococheague Creek. The
70 and U.S. 30. Nearby areas offer a wide variety of bridge is 205 ft. long and ap-
recreational areas. prox. 28 ft. wide.
Fulton House Brown’s Mill Graveyard
One hundred block of Lincoln Way E, McConnells- Near Greencastle. Monument built to the memory of
burg. A former stagecoach inn, c. 1793. Restored in Revolutionary War heroes pays tribute to the men who
1976, today houses offices of the borough of fought for independence.
McConnellsburg and the Fulton Co.Historical Society Corporal Rihl Monument
open for special events or by appointment. 717/485- Greencastle. Corporal William Rihl of the First New
3172. York Cavalry was the first union soldier killed on Free
Burnt Cabins Grist Mill Soil in the Civil War, June 22, 1863.
One of the oldest mills in the County dating back to Brown’s Mill School
1750, and the only grist mill still operated by a water- Just N of Greencastle, E
powered overshot wooden water wheel. of U.S. 11. A complete fur-
McConnellsburg nished example of a
The County seat of Fulton County. at the junction of the country schoolhouse.
Lincoln Highway Rt. 30, and US Rt. 522. Established in Waynesboro
1786 and filled with historic structures from the late Dates back to 1749. Lo-
18th century. 717/485-4064. cated nearby is the Snow-Hill Nunnery with the clois-
Fort Loudoun tered buildings intact as they were used by the 7th-Day
Historic Revolutionary War Fort ruins mark the site of Baptists.
the first Colonial uprising against British military rule in Toll Gate House
1767. 323 E. Main St. Waynesboro. Built
Ramps Bridge between 1844 and 1853. Now
Also known as Failors Mill Bridge, one mile west of serves as the office for the Franklin
Newburg (off Rt. 641) on Covered Bridge Road. Built in County Chapter of the American
1882, it is the only such structure remaining on its orig- Red Cross.
inal site in Cumberland Co.
Red Bridge A.T.H. & L. Museum
The covered bridge just south of Mercersburg on Rt. S. Potomac St., Waynesboro. Contains approximately
416 was built in 1883 and is still in daily use. 150 pieces of Fire Company Memorabilia dating back
Mercersburg to 1880. Free.
Home of the famed Mercers- Oller House
burg Academy, a private 138 W. Main Street, Waynesboro PA 17268. Tour:
school whose campus is home Queen Anne-style home donated by industrialist J.F.
to the log cabin birthplace of Oller Family. Houses the Waynesboro Historical Soci-
James Buchanan, the only na- ety and area genealogy library and information. Call
tive Pennsylvanian to become 717.762.1747
President of the United States.

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Renfrew Museum Eisenhower National Historic Site
and Park 97 Taneytown Rd., Gettysburg. The only home ever
Rt. 16, East of Waynesboro. owned by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife,
107-acre park along the Anti- Mamie. Originally furnished home, 1887 Pennsylvania
etam Creek, features a Penn- bank barn. Tours offered daily, Junior Secret Service
sylvania-German farmstead, program for children 7-12. Admission. Open daily 9-4.
an extensive collection of John Bell Pottery, and fea- 717/338-9114.
tures Nicodemus collection of American decorative Cashtown Inn
arts. Open late April-late Oct. Open Tues-Sun, 12-4pm. 1325 Old Rt. 30, Cashtown. 1797 stagecoach stop.
Admission. 717/762-4723 Confederate headquarters for Battle of Gettysburg.
Penn State’s Mont Alto Campus Seen in the movie, Gettysburg. Open Tue.-Sun offer-
Location of the first Episcopal Chapel built in the area. ing lodging and dining. 717/334-9722.
Abolitionist John Brown taught Sunday School here Cumberland County Historical Society
prior to his ill-fated Harpers Ferry raid. Also the site and Hamilton Library Association
where over 500 iron workers once toiled at the Mont
Alto Furnaces. 21 N. Pitt St., Carlisle. Open Mon. 7-9 p.m., Tues.-Fri.
Chambersburg 1-4 p.m. 5,500 books and monographs relating to re-
The County Seat of Franklin Co. Occupied by Southern gional history as well as the oldest American-made
forces three times during the Civil War. The last time printing press, Schimmel & Mountz woodcarvings,
ended in the burning of the city in 1864 for refusing to Jim Thorpe photos and more. Free.
pay ransom of $100,000 in gold. Carlisle P
The Chambersburg
Heritage Center
The County Seat of Cumberland County. Carlisle
named for Carlisle, England, was laid out in 1751 fol-
Located on the square at 100 Lin- lowing the same pattern of its namesake. Home of N
three signers of the Declaration of Independence and
coln Way East, Chambersburg.
Open Monday - Friday 8am - Carlisle Barracks, second oldest army post in the N
5pm, and Saturday 10am - 2pm. United States, and Molly Pitcher of Revolutionary War
An interpretive center dedicated
to over 200 years of Franklin The Neas House Y
County History. Topics include: 113 W. Chestnut St., Hanover. An elegant Federal-style L
Frontier, Architecture, Underground Railroad, Civil mansion, circa 1783. One of the first all brick buildings
War Invasions and Raids, and Transportation. in the town; it once was the home of Hanover’s first V
717/264-7101. Burgess. There are 7 rooms, 2 halls and a kitchen. The
home is furnishings are circa 1815, the year the origi-
Wilson College N
Chambersburg. One of the nation’s oldest four-year nal owner and his wife died. Admission also provides
liberal arts colleges for women. In 1982 the college es- entrance to the Warehime-Myers Mansion. Tours avail-
able Sat Noon-3:15. Special tours are available – 717
tablished its Continuing Studies Division to serve both
men and women. The 300-acre Wilson campus is 637 6413 or 717 632 3207. A
open to the public. The Warehime-Myers Mansion
Chambersburg Volunteer Firemen’s Museum 305 Baltimore St., Hanover. A Neo-Classic structure,
441 Broad St., in the former quarters of the Cum- circa 1911. One of Hanover’s twin mansions built by
berland Valley Hose Co. #5. Displays of historic the Hanover Shoe Co. for the co-owners. It has 17
pumpers, uniforms, artifacts, and photographs. room, 2 large halls, a carriage house and an expansive
Open May-Oct. Fire Prevention Week. Sat. 1-9 p.m.; lawn with a wide variety of trees, identified by ‘com-
mon and botanical’ names. It remained in the family
Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. 717/263-1049 (evenings). until 1996 when J. William Warehime purchased it. He
The Old Jailhouse donated it the Hanover Area Historical Society in 2007.
175 E. King St., Chambersburg, at N. Second St. (U.S. The furnishings are eclectic, some from each of the
11N). An 1818 jail complex, restored and renovated former owners. Admission also provides entrance to
houses the Kittochtinny Historical Society’s Museum the Neas House. Tours available Wed. 10-3:15 & Sat
and Library. Hours vary. 717/264-1667. Noon-3:15. Special tours are available – 717 637 6413
Caledonia State Park or 717 632 3207.
Between Chambersburg and Gettysburg, 1,444 acres The Little Red Schoolhouse
in Franklin and Adams Co. astride U.S. 30. Golf, swim, On the campus of Shippensburg University. Built in
picnic, camp or enjoy entertainment at the Totem Pole 1865 and moved brick-by-brick to its present site in
Playhouse Summer Theatre. Thaddeus Stevens black- 1969. Visit by special appt. through the Univ. Alumni
smith shop, c. 1830, now operates as a museum. Office. 717/477-1218.
Historic Round Barn Strawberry Hill Nature Center
Franklin township between 3 mi. W of Fairfield on Mt. Hope Rd. 609 acre non-profit
Cashtown and Arendtsville, a preserve with wildlife, woodlands, ponds, and streams
short distance N of U.S. 30 W to explore on more than 10 miles of blazed trails. Na-
of Gettysburg. Built in 1914 by ture Center open 9-4 Mon - Fri. Trails open dawn-dusk
Noah Sheely, Adams County’s daily. Free. 717/642-5840.
first commercial orchardist. Conococheague Institute for the
Biglerville Study of Cultural Heritage
N of Gettysburg on Rt. 34. Known for its old general Located in the shadows of Whitetail Ski Resort, 1-1/2
store of yesterday and days gone by. miles SW of Rts. 995 & 416. Home of the original
Gettysburg Welsh settlement, 1730s, f.f. Scotch-Irish & German
Site of the Battle of Gettysburg. The settlers. Frontier forts of French & Indian War era. His-
County Seat of Adams County. Site of tory/genealogy research library. Tours available.
Lutheran Theological Seminary found- Grounds open daylight hours year round. Buildings
ed in 1826, and Gettysburg College es- open by appointment Thurs. 2 - 7, Sat. 9 - 2. 717/328-
tablished in 1832. Site of the Battle of 3467, 328-9856, or 717-597-8807. email:mhartman@
Gettysburg fought in July 1863 and the innernet.\
Civil War battlefield where President
Lincoln delivered his famous Gettys-
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• Many Amish Opening for the Season
Handmade Wednesday, April 8
Quilts • Herbs
• Perennials
• Wallhangings • Old-Fashioned Annuals
• Crafts • Shrubs
• Largest Selection • Log House Garden Shop

P of Fabric in Area
E Over 4000 Bolts!
N Come check our prices
N 8 am to 5 pm
S Sat 8 am to 3 pm
Y Closed Wednesday & Sunday
456 Mud College Road,
L Littlestown, PA 17340
V 717-359-4548
Blog at
A 10016 Otterbein Church Road
N Located between Newburg & Roxbury Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 1-5
(Rt. 641, D-1 on map)
I Newburg, PA 17240 • 717-423-6754

333 LINCOLNWAY WEST Toll Free: 866-333-NOAC
NEW OXFORD, PA 17350 Fax: 717-624-2880
10 miles East of Historic Gettysburg on U.S. Rt. 30 Email:
OPEN 7 DAYS – YEAR ROUND Richard B. Cisney,
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Owner/Manager

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... every Saturday
noon, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD. Home
cooked breakfast or lunch, farm produce, meats,
poultry, eggs, flowers, local handmade crafts, and
much more. 301/
739-8577, x183.
Wednesday, April 1 54th
Frostburg (MD) State University, Performing
Arts Center’s Pealer Recital Hall. Piano concert.
Apple Blossom
$25/adult, $18/people under 17. 866/849-9237 or
301/687-3137. Festival P
Thursday, April 2
Saturday & Sunday E
Keys Village, The Brethren Home Community,
Nicarry Meetinghouse, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New May 2 & 3, 2009 N
Oxford, PA. 717/624-2161. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. S
Thurs, Fri, Sat, April 2, 3 & 4 South Mountain Fairgrounds Y
Thurs. & Fri., 10 am-4 pm Sat., Carroll Arts Cen- • Live Entertainment • Free Orchard Bus V
ter, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Designer la- Tours • Arts & Crafts • Pony Rides
bels, local artists’ creations and vintage bags. • Petting Zoo • Family Magic Show A
Cash and carry gently used purses. 410/848-9783. • Apple Queen Contest on Sunday N
Thursday, April 2 thru 5 • Display of Antique Cars & Corvettes I
TWELVE ANGRY JURORS ... 8 pm Sat., 3 pm • Antique Gas Hit-and-Miss Engines A
Sun., Potomac Playmakers, The Academy The- • Clogging Dancers • Wine, Cheese,
ater, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD. & Chocolate Tasting and Sales
Friday, April 3 Present This Ad and Receive
TED NASH & ODEAN JAZZ ... 7:30 pm, Wilson
College, Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., 1
$ .00
OFF Admission
Good Food, Good Fun, Good People
Chambersburg, PA. Performing Arts Series. Ad- Located 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg 717/262-2003. Rt. 234, near Arendtsville, PA
1ST FRIDAY COFFEEHOUSE ... 7:30-10 pm,
Adults $5.00 • Children under 12 free
Trinity United Methodist Church Orchard Ample Free Parking
House, 4599 Shepherdstown Rd. in WV. Enjoy an
Sponsored by the
evening of music and fellowship with Rolling Coy-
otes. Adams County Fruit Growers Assn.
TOMMY JAMES AND THE SHONDELLS ... 8 For further information:
pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Ship- 33 Musselman Ave., Biglerville, PA 17307
pensburg (PA) University. Special guest The (717) 677-7444
Grass Roots. Admission.
Fri, Sat, April 3 & 4
Four Points Sheraton, Chambersburg, PA. Cham-
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JOHN BROWN ... 11 bersburg Civil War seminar. Admission.
am, Harpers Ferry (WV) National Historic Park. 717/
Seminar and tour. Bus tour visiting Brown sites.
304/535-6029. 264-7101.
SPRING DANCE CONCERT ... 7:30 pm, Frost- POUND ... Full Circle Theater Company, Shep-
burg (MD) State University, Performing Arts Cen- herdstown, WV. Play by Sean O’Leary. Playwright
ter’s Drama Theatre. Admission. 301/687-7462. shares his thoughts in talk-back with the audi-
Fri, Sat, Sun, April 3, 4 & 5 ence. 304/268-7798.
MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND ... Allenberry Saturday, April 4
Resort Inn and Playhouse, Boiling Springs, PA. CARROLL COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Enjoy an entire weekend of wine, dining, drama, EASTER SHOW ... 8 am-2 pm, Agriculture Cen-
dance, music, mystery and murder. Solve the ter, 700 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD.
mystery and win a grand prize. Fee. www.allen Easter Bunny, crafts, gourmet foods, plants and 717/258-3211. baked goods. 410/848-7748.
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• Large Selection of Dried Flowers
Calendarcontinued from 15
& Arrangements for Your Spring
Decorating. Custom Orders Welcome! MARYLAND AND THE CIVIL WAR: A RE-
• In our Greenhouses, many GIONAL PERSPECTIVE ... 9 am-3 pm, Carroll
Bedding Plants, Hanging Baskets, Community College, 1601 Washington Rd., West-
Wall Pouches & More Available minster, MD. An all-day event focusing on as-
for your Spring Planting pects of Maryland’s Civil War history. Continen-
• We Fill Patio Planters tal breakfast and lunch included in admission.
1587 Newcomer Rd. Fee. 410/386-8100 or 410/848-6494.
(717) 267-3305 Dried Flower Farm ... 10 am-4 pm, 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown,
& Greenhouse
Tues, Thurs, Fri 10-5 • Sat 10-4 VA. 540/869-2028.
P 1 pm & 3 pm, Gathland State Park, Near
Burkittsville (MD) at Crampton’s Gap. Bell and
E History Days. South Mountain battlefield’s ar-
N Ladies…Into tillery detachment will conduct artillery demon-
strations. Free and open to the public. 301/600-
Hop On 4042.
FIRE AND WINE ... 11 am-6 pm, Hauser Estate
Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd., Biglerville, PA. Burn-
L Country Time Treasures ing of the grape vine trimmings, a Winery tradi-
V “It’s Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt” tion. Enjoy food, live music and fun. Music from
A 3-6 pm and bonfire at 6 pm. 717/334-4888.
Turn Good Friday into a Great Friday THOMAS PANDOLFI CONCERT ... 7 pm, Cross
N by hunting for an Egg and Receiving Keys Village, The Brethren Home Community,
I anywhere from Nicarry Meetinghouse, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New
A 10% to 50% Oxford, PA. Piano concert. www.crosskeysvillage.
org. 717/624-5203.
Your Total pm, Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd.,
Purchase Berryville, VA. Enjoy wine and appetizers.
$15/person, includes tasting, appetizers and
The Best News… we are holding the music. Reservations required. 540/955-5510.
Egg Hunt Friday and Saturday SIDE STREET STRUTTERS ... 7:30 pm, West-
April 10th and the 11th, So you get minster (MD) High School, 1225 Washington Rd.
Two Days of Savings, Not Just One!!! 7-piece band with New Orleans style repertoire.
717-264-2606 Admission. 410/848-7123.
3640 Black Gap Rd. Chambersburg, Pa 17202 COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL ROOTS
(From 81, take Exit 20, Make Right MUSIC CONCERT SERIES ... 8 pm, Carroll
at Light & go approx. 1/2 mile Arts Center, 91 W. Main St,. Westminster, MD.
on the Right) Closed
Easter Carolina Star: Bluegrass Legends John Starling,
Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5 Sunday Mike Auldridge, Tom Gray, Ricky Simpkins &
Jimmy Gudreau. Admission. 410/857-2771.

Specials Grapevines &

& Sales Brown String
Located 2.3 miles off Rt. 30 West
1293 Warm Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA 17201
Closed Tu

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DAVID SEDARIS ... 8 pm, Weinberg Center for
the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Spend
the evening with one of America’s best-loved hu-
morists. Book signing to follow. Admission.
Your Mid-Atlantic Source for Cer-
Sat, Sun, April 4 & 5 tified Organic Herb Plants
LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg • Herbal Jellies
(PA) National Military Park. Confederate Mili-
tary Forces program at Pitzer Woods and 28th
• Honey • Teas
Pennsylvania Infantry program at Spangler • Vinegar
Spring. 717/334-1124. • Seasonings
BELL AND HISTORY DAYS ... Annual self- • Dip Mixes
guided event in Frederick County, MD. Features • Herbal Crafts
historic roads, rails, trails, canals and trolleys. Home of the
Opens with 10 am ringing of bells. 800/999-3613.
pm Sat., 11 am-4 pm Sun., Agriculture Center, Lavender Festival
700Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD. June 19 - 21 P
Products and services for the home and garden. Farm Shop Open: E
Admission. 410/751-5914. Open for the N
Thur-Sat 9:00-5:00 Season April 2!
GARRISON WEEKEND ... 10 am-4 pm, Fort Also Open Sun, Noon-5:00, N
Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. Members of April 19-June 21
the 1st Virginia will garrison the fort and demon- S
strate the life of Continental soldiers during the Tel. (717) 642-6387 Y
Revolutionary War. 301/842-2155. L
CINE ... 10 am-5 pm Sat., 11 am-5 pm Sun., 48 E. V
Fairfield, Pennsylvania A
Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Frederick Bell & His- 1/4 mile south of Rt. 116
tory Days. Visit two floors of galleries and learn Eight miles west of Gettysburg N
how the nation still benefits from innovations
from the Civil War era. 301/695-1864. Spring Open House I
Sunday, April 5 May 9-10 A
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first-come basis FREE to area groups, clubs 11th Annual
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planning a special event open to the public.
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costs, sponsor, contact phone number
Herb Festival
and/or website) to: VR, 223 N. Prospect St., April 17, Noon-7 pm
Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740. April 18, 8 am-4 pm
CWPT PARK DAY ... 9 am-3 pm, Antietam Na-
tional Battlefield, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Memorial Hall
between Sharpsburg and Keedysville, MD. Par- at York Expo Center
ticipate in Civil War Preservation Trust’s Park 2009
Day at the Pry House. Museum will sponsor a 344 Carlisle Ave.
spring cleaning and garden preparation day. York, Pennsylvania
Cont. on page 32 EVERYTHING FOR HERB

Violets & More

“Unique Gift Shop”
A great chance to learn, buy and
discuss anything herbal.
Speakers, vendors, displays, plants,
• FoxCreek Baskets herbal crafts & products & other
Bird Books & • Tea Cups & Pots
Bird Identiflyers items for the gardener or crafter.
• Umbrellas
“The Fastest Way • Bird Houses & Feeders Featured Speaker, Susan Wittig Albert,
to Learn • Folkmanis Puppets herbal mystery writer.
Bird Songs!” • Plant Rooters
• Child and Doll Furniture Visit
(717) 762-3576 • and More, Lots More…
Mon.-Wed., & Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-2, Closed Sun. & Thurs.
or call 717-624-1527 for details.
City Market Sat 6-12 noon Admission: $6 • (Children under 12 Free)
I-81 to exit 1 in PA. E. to Rt. 11 N. Right at Bank onto
East Ave, go 3 mi. to RR. 3217 State Line Rd.
Registered African Violets & Violet Pots Gift Certificates
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12 AIRPORT INN – Hagerstown (F-3).
Modern dining in a delightful Colonial at-
mosphere. Famous for sizzling steaks, 717/765-6772 Waynesboro, PA location.
prime rib & seafood. Open daily except See ad on this page.
Sun. Lunch 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dinner
Mon.-Fri. 5-10 p.m.; Sat 4:30-10:30 p.m.
Cocktails. Major credit cards. 301/733- Boonsboro (F-4). Specializing in Her-
8560. shey’s hand dipped ice cream, soft serve
ice cream, our own Creamsicle, and
frozen ice cream cakes. Open Sun 12-9
OUT - Hagerstown (F-3). Serving Hager- pm, Mon-Thurs 1-9 pm, Fri 1-10 pm, Sat
stown and the tri-state area with the finest 12-10 pm. 301/432-5242. See ad on this
seafood available. Look for the Big Crab. page.
Sun.-Thur. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-
10:30 p.m. Major credit cards accepted.
Call ahead for faster service, 301/739- Potomac Street Creamery
9 Potomac St., Boonsboro, MD
8220. See ad on this page. (301) 432-5242 Specializing in
65 MOUNTAIN GATE FAMILY Hershey’s hand dipped ice cream,
soft serve ice cream
RESTAURANT – Thurmont (G-3 & Way-
nesboro, PA. Family restaurant with
home-cooked daily specials. Full menu
available. Offpremise catering. Dessert
Restaurant & Carry Out
Bar. Gift Shop. Collectors Baskets. Fresh Specializing in Maryland Seafood
Baked Pies. Candy. Carry-out deli. 300 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD
Look for the BIG CRAB 301-739-8220 Call ahead for fast service
301/271-4373 Thurmont location or

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on Route 16 Thurmont, Maryland
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Rose Hill Cemetery
535 Fayette St., Cumberland. Cumberland area his-
toric cemeteries and monuments erected and re-
stored by Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organiza-

Points of Interest
tion. Gravesites of major interest throughout US
history. 301-722-5480.
Western Maryland Station Center
Home of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
which runs excursions May through mid-Decem-
Historic Frostburg ber; and the Allegany County Visitors Center/C&O
US 40 Alt, Frostburg. 19th century homes, churches and commercial Canal Visitors Center and Canal Exhibit Center dis-
buildings line Main Street. Self-guided walking tour. Free. playing artifacts and audio visual displays on Canal
Frostburg Museum history. Free. Visitors Center is open daily, from 9
Hill & Oak Streets, Frostburg. 1899 school building with local history am - 5 pm, closed major holidays. 301/722-8226; 800/425-2067.
displays, memorabilia of Frostburg – its area and people. Tues-Sat Rocky Gap State Park
noon til 5. Free – donations accepted. 301/689-1195. Five mi. E of Cumberland on I-68. Over 3,000 acres featuring a 243-
Thrasher Carriage Museum acre lake. Two beaches in the day-use area (301/777-2139) and one
19 Depot St., Frostburg, features horse-drawn beach in the 278-site campground area (301/777-2138). Fishing, hik-
vehicles from delivery wagons to Vanderbilt ing, nature trails, boat rentals and private boating with use of electric
sleighs. 301/689-3380. Admission. Queen City motors only. Daily 6 a.m.-sunset during summer season. $2/person.
Transportation Museum, 210 S. Centre St., Cum- Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery
berland, features a National Road exhibit from a Adjacent to Rocky Gap State Park on Pleasant Val-
Conestoga Wagon to a Model T. 301/777-1776. Admission. ley Rd. E of Cumberland. A 15-acre site adminis-
Spruce Forest Artisan Village tered by the state provides free burial for Maryland
On U.S. Rt. 40, east of Grantsville, nestled between Penn Alps Veterans. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. 301/777-2185.
Restaurant and Craft Shop and the 1813 Casselman Bridge. Village Oldtown
features working artisans inside authentic and historic log cabins, Site of the historical Cresap House is the oldest community in Alle-
Bear Hill School and plankhouses. Buildings date back to pre-Revo- gany Co..
lutionary War era. Open year round, Mon.-Sat., 10-5. Various fes-
Michael Cresap Museum
tivals and music concerts throughout the year. Free. 301/895-3332.
Opessa St., Oldtown, off Rt. 51. Open first week in Sept. from 1-5
Casselman River Bridge p.m., as well as June-Sept. and other times by appt. 1764 home of
Grantsville. The bridge was erected in 1813. Revolutionary War hero. Visit the museum grounds and gardens.
Its 80-foot span was the longest single-span Walking tour of Oldtown in the a.m. 301/223-9602.
bridge in America at that time. Skeptics felt
Christian Heritage Museum
that the elongated stone arch would collapse
Nestled in historic western Maryland’s Wash-
once the supporting timbers were removed. However, the bridge
ington County, the Christian Heritage Mu-
stood and served as a major link along the National Road from 1813
seum is a collection of rare historic Bibles,
to 1933. Open daily. Free.
books, manuscripts, sermon notes, and doc-
The Castle uments of Christian history. Call or visit our website to schedule your
15925 Mt. Savage Rd., Mt. Savage. Turn-of- tour at, 877-313-9002.
M the-century industrialist Andrew Ramsey
built this castle to resemble the “Craig Cas-
Paw Paw Runnet/C&O Canal NHP
A tle” in Scotland. This incredible home with
The historic 3,118 foot-long C&O Canal tunnel, built between 1836
and 1850, is located 25 miles southeast of Cumberland, MD off MD
R period furnishings is currently a Bed and
Breakfast. Tours by appointment only. 301/264-4645.
Rt. 51, across the Potomac from Paw Paw, WV. Visitors hike approx.
Y Evergreen Museum
1/2 mile to reach the tunnel entrance. Open year-round, daylight to
dusk. Carry a flashlight. Park Service guided tours offered weekends
L 15603 Trimble Rd., NW, Mt. Savage. 200 during the summer. For information, call the Cumberland Visitor
years of history including period furniture and
A books from the Trimble library, maps, letters
Center at 301/722-8226.
Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum
N and deeds from the late 1700’s and a 5-ft.
long dollhouse replica of the 3-story Ever-
300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Home of Hagerstown Chapter,
D green House. Walk on the mile-long trail used to haul coal during
National Railway Historical Society. Exhibits picture the history of the
seven railroads of Hagerstown. Fri., Sat., & Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission.
WWI. 301/264-4106.
The Narrows & Lover’s Leap
Washington Co.
The Cumberland Narrows, is a spectacular break in the Allegheny
Mountains with vertical rock walls rising more than 800 ft. above Museum of Fine Arts
Wills Creek, U.S. 40 and the main line of the CSX Railroad. City Park, Hagerstown. Georgian brick mu-
seum maintains a remarkable collection of
Gordon-Roberts House American paintings, drawings, prints and
218 Washington St., Cumberland’s Na- sculpture from the 18th century to the present as well as fascinating
tional Register Historic District. Con- decorative arts. The Museum contains ten galleries and offers exhi-
structed in 1867 for Josiah Hance Gordon, bitions, concerts and lectures free to the public. Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.
a prominent Cumberland attorney and 9-4, Sun. 1-5. Mon. Closed. Free. 301/739-5727.
President of the C&O Canal. In 1889 the W.
Milnor Roberts family purchased the house and lived in it for over Hager House and
sixty years. Open year round, Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Tours on the hour, last Hager Museum
one at 4. Admission. 301/777-8678. Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. Stone res-
idence of Captain Jonathan Hager,
George Washington’s founder of Hagerstown, built in 1739.
Headquarters April-Dec., Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;
Greene St., Riverside Park, Cumberland. Only Sun. 2-5 p.m. Nominal admission. 301/739-8393.
remnant of Fort Cumberland, circa 1755.
The Mansion House Art Gallery
Historic St. Patrick & Highland Way, city Park, Hagerstown. Built by miller-horticulturist,
SS. Peter & Paul Cemeteries home builder-artist, John Heyser, in 1846. Now home of The Valley
125 Fayette St., Cumberland. Historic gravesites of Union & Confed- Art Association, where members exhibit their work, conduct meet-
erate soldiers, local slaves, Catholic Friars, and the Shrine of Pieta. ings, art classes and art shows - all of which are open to the public.
301/722-4624, Ed Taylor, Jr. for tour. Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays 1-5 p.m. Free. 301/797-6813

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Town Museum of Williamsport Grotto of Lourdes
Located in the Springfield Farm Barn, Springfield Lane (off U.S. 11 On U.S. 15 near Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmits-
north), Williamsport. Displays of local and area memorabilia & arti- burg. First National Catholic Shrine in America. Daily
facts. Open every Sun., 1-4 p.m. Free. 301/223-7229. dawn to dusk. The great 25-foot statue of the Blessed
Log House Museum Mother stands at the Grotto entrance on a 95-foot
11 South Mill St., Clear Spring District Historical Assn., P.O. Box 211, tower, visible for many miles. Free.
CS David Wiles. An original log home from the 1830’s restored and Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Seton
furnished with items that were used 150 years ago. Admission. By Emmitsburg. National Shrine of the first native-
appointment only. 301/842-2342. born American saint. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-4:30
Western Maryland Rail Trail p.m. Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. Mass. 301/447-6606.
Located 1/2 mi. east of I-70, Washington Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Co., exits 1, 3 & 12. One of the premier rail On the campus of the National Emergency Training Center (formerly St.
trails in the east. A 20-mi. paved former Joseph’s College), S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Daily, 8:30-5. Free.
railroad right of way. 301/842-2155. Western Maryland Railway
Miller House Museum Historical Society Museum
135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, the Rt. 75 in Union Bridge. Plans, photos and artifacts of Western Mary-
Miller House is an 1820s residence operat- land Railway. Sun. 1-4 p.m. Jan.-Dec. except holidays. Free.
ing as a museum and headquarters of the Winchester Country Inn
Washington County Historical Society.Tours Westminster. Oldest English-style farmhouse standing in Carroll Co.,
Apr.-Dec., Wed.-Sat., 1-3 pm. Admission. 301/797-8782. c. 1760, once the home of William Winchester, founder of Westmin-
Albert Powell Trout Hatchery ster. Also the site of a vocational training program for people with de-
Six mi. E of Hagerstown, Rt 66 exit off I-70. Produces more than velopmental disabilities.
150,000 fish annually for stocking Maryland waters for sportsman. Carroll Manor Area
Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 301/791-4736. W of Buckeystown on Manor Woods Rd. Estate of Charles Carroll,
Beaver Creek School Museum Signer of the Declaration of Independence. St. Joseph’s Church on
9702 Beaver Creek Church Rd. Operates as a the estate contains many works of art and antiques. Free.
museum by the Washington Co. Historical Soci- New Market
ety. Free. 301-797-8782. E of Frederick, I-70 & Md. 75, on Rt. 144. Nationally famous “An-
Boonsborough Museum of History tique Capital of Maryland” with 40 stores and shops.
113 N. Main St. (U.S. 40-A), Boonsboro. Memorabilia of Boonsboro Gathland State Park
& Washington Co. Open Sun. 1-5. May-Sept. Nominal admission. 2 mi. E of Md. Rt. 67. Site of the War Correspondents
301/432-6969. Arch honoring journalists who covered the Civil War.
Appalachian Trail The only monument dedicated to a free press in the
South Mountain Washington & Frederick Counties. world. Free. 301/791-4767.
Hiking trail over 2,000 miles long extending from Gambrill State Park
Maine to Georgia, on the crest of the South Moun- Off U.S. 40 west of Frederick. Scenic panorama overlook at 1,800 ft.
tain between Washington and Frederick Counties. elevation. Camping areas. Nature trail, hiking and horseback trails.
Washington Monument Schifferstadt
State Park 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, just off U.S. Rt. 15, Exit 7. The
Near Boonsboro, the first monument
erected to the memory of George Wash-
oldest dwelling in Frederick City, built c. 1756. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun.
12-4. April-mid-Dec. Donation. 301/663-3885.
ington in 1827. Glorious views, hiking, Hessian Barracks A
picnicking. 301/791-4767.
South Mountain House
On the grounds of the Maryland School for the Deaf, S. Market St.,
Frederick. Used during the Revolutionary War to house prisoners and
On Alt. U.S. 40 (the Old National Trail) between Boonsboro & Mid- later during the Civil War as a hospital. Y
dletown on the Appalachian Trail, established in 1732 as a wayside The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center L
inn/tavern. Today houses one of the area’s finest restaurants. Historic Mountain City Mill Building, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. A
Crystal Grottoes Caverns lovely gallery presents monthly changing exhibits. Thu.-Sat. 10-5, A
On Md. Rt. 34 near Boonsboro. Only caverns open to the public in
the entire state of Md. Mar.-Sept. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & Oct.-Feb. 11 a.m.-
Sun. 1-4. 301/698-0656. N
Tourism Council of Frederick Co.
5 p.m. Admission. 301/432-6336. 19 E. Church St., Frederick. Daily 9-5. Guided walking tours weekends D
Antietam National Battlefield and holidays April-Dec. at 1:30 p.m. Admission. 301/600-4047.
On Md. Rt. 65 North and East of Sharpsburg. Daily 18- Court House Square
min. orientation slide program. Weather permitting, an Court & Church Sts., Frederick. Many beautiful 18th and 19th century
8-mile self-guided auto or bike tour is available. homes. Co. Court House, landscaped grounds, monuments & markers.
Burnside Bridge Frederick Co. Historical Society Museum
Antietam Battlefield. Built in 1836, later named for Union General 24 E. Church St., Frederick. Over 6,000 items related to Frederick Co.
whose unsuccessful battle was staged on the bridge. One of several history. Mon.-Sat. 10-4. Sun. 1-4 p.m. Donations.
dozen stone arch bridges found in this part of Maryland. Rose Hill Manor Park
Barron’s C&O Canal Museum & Store N. Market St., adjacent to Gov. Thomas High
1-1/2 mi. NW of Sharpsburg on Snyder’s Landing Rd. off Rt. 65. His- School, Frederick. Restored home of Mary-
torical pictures, artifacts & interpretive discussion about the history land’s first governor. Children’s Museum,
of the Canal. Sat. & Sun. 9-5 year-round. Free. 301/432-8726. Farm Museum. Open by request and at annual spring & fall festivals.
Brunswick Railroad Museum Open April-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 10-4; Sun. 1-4; Nov. weekends only: Sat.
40 W. Potomac St. Historical displays of the B&O RR, C&O Canal, 10-4 & Sun. 1-4. Closed Jan. & Feb. Admission. 301/600-1650.
Potomac River, the town and its people. Sat. 10-4; Sun. 1-4 April- The National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Dec. 301/834-7100. 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Dedicated to telling the medical story of
Catoctin Mountain Park/ the Civil War. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. Closed: New Year’s, Easter
Cunningham Falls Sunday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Admission. 301/695-1864.
3 mi. W of Thurmont on State Rt. 77. 1,500 acres Garden House
including waterfalls, hiking trails, 42-acre lake for 3513 Urbana Pike, Urbana, Maryland. Historical Smith’s Store (circa
swimming, seasonal camping and cabin rentals, 1830) served the outspoken unionist Thomas A. Smith & family as a
picnicking, fishing, boating, riding, mountain residence, store, saloon & post office during the Civil War. 301/874-
climbing. Visitors Center open weekdays 10-4:30 and 8:30-5 on 2231.
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MARINO ... 7 pm, National Conservation Train-
Old Antique
ing Center, 698 Conservation Way, along Shep-
herd Grade Rd., Room 161, Instructional West
Building, Shepherdstown, WV. 304/876-1139.
Glory Over 110 Dealers Thursday, April 9
Open Daily 10-6, late Thurs til 8pm NECTION ... 9:30 am, Next Dimensions Restau-
FREE PARKING rant, 132 Old National Pike, Hagerstown, MD.
5862 Urbana Pike (Rt. 355 South) Monthly breakfast. $12/person. Free babysitting.
Frederick, MD (I-70 Exit 54 onto 355 S.) 301/791-0242 or 717/597-9287.
301-662-9173 Good Natured LLC, 209 S. Raleigh St., Martins- burg, WV. Learn how to cook with whole grains,
natural sweeteners, fresh veggies and less meat.
304/262-9978 or 304/262-9909.
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sity, Frank Center Theater, Shepherdstown, WV.
Friends of Music Guest Artist Series event.
$20/person. 304/876-5765.
Fri, Sat, April 10 & 11
VAL ... 11 am-3 pm, Sherando Park, 252 Lakeview COUNTRY TIME TREASURES ... 10 am-6 pm
Circle, Stephens City, VA. Members of the Rich- Fri., 10 am-5 pm Sat., 3640 Black Gap Rd., Cham-
mond (VA) Air Force will be on hand to discuss the bersburg, PA. Hunt an egg and receive anywhere
science behind kite flying. Bring your own kites. from 10%-50% off total purchase. 717/264-2606.
Free. 540/665-5678. See ad on page 26.
POT PIE DINNER ... 12 noon-4 pm, Union Fri, Sat, Sun, April 10, 11 & 12
Bridge (MD) Fire Department, 8 W. Locust St. POUND ... Full Circle Theater Company, Shep-
Enjoy chicken slippery pot pie. Admission. 410/ herdstown, WV. Play by Sean O’Leary. Play-
775-7422. wright shares his thoughts in talk-back with the
MUSEUM CONSORT ... 2:30 pm, Washington audience. 304/268-7798.
County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND ... Allenberry
City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Reception Resort Inn and Playhouse, Boiling Springs, PA.
to follow. 301/739-5727. Fee. Special 33% off the weekend. www.allen-
M Monday, April 6 717/258-3211.
A MOONLIGHT BIKE RIDE ... 7:30 pm, Heritage Saturday, April 11
R Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. 9-mile bike ride THE SHEPHERDSTOWN EASTER PARADE ...
Y beginning at Brillhart Station. $5/person, chil- Parade & Easter Egg Hunt in Shepherdstown,
dren under 12 ride free but they must be accom- WV. Great family event. 304/876-2786.
L panied by an adult. 717/840-7440. ANNUAL PARK CLEANUP ... 9 am-12 noon,
A Tuesday, April 7 New Germany State Park, Grantsville, MD.
N SUNSET SCRAMBLE BIKE RIDE ... 6:30 pm, Friends of New Germany will provide lunch.
D Heritage Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. Enjoy Meet at lakehouse. Register. 301/895-5453.
a 12-15 mile moderate bike ride beginning at In- SPRING CRAFT SHOW & FLEA MARKET ... 9
dian Rock Elementary. 717/840-7440. am-2 pm, New Windsor (MD) Fire Department,
BRYAN ADAMS ... 8 pm, Maryland Theatre, 21 S. 101 High St. Easter and spring crafts, baked
Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Concert. Admis- goods and food. 410/857-1209.
sion. 301/790-2000. NATURAL EGG DYEING PROGRAM ... 11 am-
Tuesday, April 7 thru 11 1 pm, Deep Creek Lake State Park, Discovery
Center, 898 State Park Rd., Swanton, MD. Egg
GERMAN EASTER ... 10 am-4 pm, Hager House,
dyeing session. 301/387-7067 or 301/387-7314.
110 Key St., Hagerstown (MD) City Park. Experi-
ence Germany’s Easter customs and traditions. TEEN EXPO OF MARYLAND ... 12 noon-9 pm,
Admission. 301/739-8393. See ad on page 5. Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Center Dr.,
Westminster, MD. Admission. 410/596-4111.
Wednesday, April 8 EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA ... 2-4 pm, Free-
ALLOWAY CREEK GARDENS & HERB FARM dom Park, 935 Raincliffe Rd., Sykesville, MD.
... 10 am-5 pm Wed. - Sat., 1 am-5 pm Sun., 456 Easter egg hunt, moon bounces, face painting,
Mud College Rd., Littletown, PA. Opening day. prizes and live music. 443/286-6968. 717/359-4548. Monday, April 13 thru May 22
See ad on page 22. ART EXHIBIT ... 8 am-10 pm Mon.-Thurs., 8 am-
CLASSIC FILM SERIES ... 1:30 & 6:30 pm, Capi- 4 pm Fri. & Sat., Carroll Community College, The
tol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA. Great Hall Gallery, 1601 Washington Rd., West-
The Ten Commandments. Admission. www.the minster, MD. Paintings by Bruce Woodward. 717/263-0202. 410/386-8256.
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Tuesday, April 14
BOX LUNCH TALK ... 12 noon-1 pm, Carroll
Post, American Legion, corner of Green and
Sycamore St., Westminster, MD. Free/HSCC
members, $3/non-members. 410/848-6494.
Heritage Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. 12-15
mile moderate bike ride beginning at Brillhart
Station. 717/840-7440. recreation resort
H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippens- Enjoy seclusion so close to
burg (PA) University. Admission. www.luhrscen- home in the beautiful Catoctin 717/477-SHOW.
Wednesday, April 15
Mountains of Thurmont in
SHOW.. 9:30am & 12:30pm, Carlisle Theatre, 40
West High Street, Carlisle, PA. For Grades K LUXURY LOG CABINS* with fireplace
thru 6. A visually unique presentation of science 1, 2 & 4 Bedroom
- utilizing the skills of juggling, comedy, balanc- Full equipped kitchen
ing, magic, and music. or
for tickets call (717) 258-0666. See ad on page 13. COFFEE HOLLOW LODGE*
Thursday, April 16 Day & Overnight - Management
KINDER KONZERT ... 9 am & 10:30 am, Hager- Retreat For Small Groups
stown (MD) Community College, Kepler Theater,
Robinwood Dr. Clear Spring High School Show LOG CABINETTES*
Choir. Free concert for preschool and kinder- Camping Cabins
garten age children. www.marylandsymphony. Bunk Room/Kitchenette
org. 301/797-4000. *Some of our cabins are pet friendly*
Line (PA) Community Center Building. Monthly YEARLY LEASED CAMPSITES
meeting. Refreshments served. 301/739-0357. Set Up Your RV Once
Friday, April 17 and Camp All Year!
REDBUD WEEKEND ... Cacapon Resort State
Park, 818 Cacapon Lodge Dr., Berkeley Springs, M
WV. Wildflower walks and spring-themed pro-
grams. 304/258-1022. A
THE TWELVE ... 8 pm, Mountain Ridge High R
School, 331 E. Main St., Frostburg, MD. Admis- Y
sion. 866/849-9237 or 301/687-3137. L
SIMONE ... 8 pm, Weinberg Center for the Arts,
20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Soulful and A
spirited jazz from the daughter of the late great N
Nina Simone. Admission. 301/600-2828. D
Fri, Sat, April 17 & 18
WV BOOK FAIRE ... Martinsburg-Berkeley
County Public Library and various locations
throughout Olde Towne Martinsburg, WV. Read- 877-OLE-MINK
ers, authors and aspiring writers will come to-
gether in discussion groups, workshops, and book Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hager-
signings. There are also contests, a community stown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Cir-
Big Read event, coffee cafe, food and children’s cle. Tickets are needed for the reception on Fri.
programs. 301/739-5727.
pm Fri., 8 am-4 pm Sat., Memorial Hall of York Friday, April 17 thru 23
Expo Center, 344 Carlisle Ave., York, PA. Find SERRV SPRING OVERSTOCK SALE ... 9:30 am-
everything for herb lovers and gardeners. 4:30 pm Mon.-Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Brethren Center, 717/624-1527. See ad on Blue Ridge Building, 500 Main St., New Windsor,
page 27. MD. Sale of fair trade handcrafts to benefit arti-
Fri, Sat, Sun, April 17, 18 & 19 sans. 410/635-8762.
Resort Inn and Playhouse, Boiling Springs, PA. Friday, April 17 thru 24
Fee. 717/258-3211. 2ND ANNUAL PEEP SHOW ... Carroll County
ART IN BLOOM ... 6:30-8:30 pm Fri. evening Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD.
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carving competition. Paintings, information and
carving workshops. 717/235-7529.
Catoctin Mountain Park, Visitor Center, 6602
spired by and created from PEEPS. 410/848- Foxville Rd., Thurmont, MD. 301/663-9388.
Saturday, April 18 NUAL WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL ... 11 am-4 pm,
CAPITOL STEPS ... 8 pm, Carlisle Theatre, 40 Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whiting’s Neck, just
West High Street Carlisle, PA 17013. Musical Po- north of Shepherdstown, WV. Free. 304/676-3397.
litical Satire preformed by The Capitol Steps. or for tickets call 717/ PLAY BALL ... 1-2 pm demonstration & pick up
258-0666. See ad on page 13. game, Hager House, 110 Key St., Hagerstown
(MD) City Park. Free. For ages over 6. 301/739-
New Germany State Park, Lakehouse, Grants- 8393.
ville, MD. Fundraising event for the Savage River WINO AND SPUDBAR ... 1-4 pm, Veramar Vine-
Watershed Association. 301/689-7156. yard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Buy a baked
SPRING RANGER PROGRAMS BEGIN ... Get- potato for $3 and enjoy your favorite Veramar
tysburg (PA) National Military Park. Guided wine. 540/955-5510.
walks at Gettysburg. 717/334-1124. CANDLELIGHT AT CHRIST CHURCH ... 8 pm,
MARCH FOR BABIES ... 9 am, Rocky Gap State Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 Cham-
Park, Flintstone, MD. Scenic walk includes food, bersburg St., Gettysburg, PA. Songs and Stories
fun and entertainment. of a Civil War Hospital. Free. 717/334-5212.
301/722-3867. CAPITOL STEPS ... 8 pm, Carlisle Theatre, 40 W.
EARTH DAY EVENT ... 10 am-2 pm, Winchester High St., Carlisle, PA. Musical political satire. Ad-
Parks & Recreation, War Memorial Building, Jim mission. 717/258-0666.
Barnett Park, 1001 E. Cork St., Winchester, VA. Sat, Sun, April 18 & 19
540/662-4946. LIVING HISTORY ... Gettysburg (PA) National
CARROLL CARVERS ANNUAL INTERNA- Military Park. 11th New Jersey Infantry program
TIONAL FESTIVAL OF CARVING ... 10 am-5 at Pennsylvania Memorial and U.S. Sharpshoot-
pm, Carroll Lutheran Village Chapel, 300 St. ers on Little Round Top. 717/334-1124.

266 North Pennsylvania Ave. 14716 Pennsylvania Ave.

Hancock, MD 21750 Hagerstown, MD 21742
Phone: 301-678-5959 Phone: 301-714-4800

Business Hours: Business Hours:

Mon & Tues 9:00 - 5:00 Mon & Tues 10:00 - 5:00
Thurs, Fri & Sat 9:00 - 5:00 Thurs, Fri & Sat 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 Sunday 12:00 - 5:00
Closed Wednesday Closed Wednesday

“Find a treasure to take home for a friend or yourself”

Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles & Gifts
Furniture, Jewelry, Glassware, Linens, Kitchen & Household Items, Dolls,
Toys, Collectibles (Nascar & Sports), Civil War, Books,Wreaths, Baskets,
Prints, Floral Arrangements, Candles, Potpourri, Bath n Body,
Unique Gifts, Seasonal Décor, Accents for the Home & Garden
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13613 Pennsylvania Ave.
Located directly behind Keystone Sporting Goods
Hagerstown, MD
• McCutcheon’s Apple Butter, Jams & Jellies
• Spring Flowers & Vegetable Plants
• Garden Seeds
• Fresh Fruits & Vegetables in Season
• Candy & Candy Making Supplies
• Snacks
• Organic & Gluten Free Products
• Fenton Art Glass
• Independent Distributor for Nikken
• And Lots More!

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cle. In celebration of Art in Bloom. www.washco 301/739-5727.
... 3-5 pm, Carroll Community College, Scott Cen-
ter for the Performing Arts, 1601 Washington
FORGET THE DINNER RED WINE TASTING Rd., Westminster, MD. Admission. 410/596-1022.
... 3-6 pm Sat., 2-5 pm Sun., Naylor Wine Cellars, CHRIS SMITHER ... 7 pm, Blue Moon Cafe,
4069 Vineyard Rd., Stewartstown, PA. $34.50/
North Princess St., corner of Princess & High St.,
person, includes dining, tasting and souvenir
M wine glass. 800/292-3370 or 717/993-2431. Shepherdstown, WV. Blue Moon Sundays concert
series. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Dinner served
A Sunday, April 19 from 6-7 pm. Admission. 304/876-1920.
Square, Gettysburg, PA. Jessica James will sign Sunday, April 19 thru May 22
Y her novel of the Civil War in Virginia, Shades of ART EXHIBIT ... 2-4 pm, Carroll Community
L Grey. 717/339-0017. College, Scott Center for the Performing Arts
MARCH OF DIMES MARCH FOR BABIES ... 9 Gallery, 1601 Washington Rd., Westminster, MD.
A am registration, 10 am walk, Baker Park, 121 N. Everything is a Self-Portrait. Electronic emotions
N Bentz St., Frederick, MD. 301/722-5818. and digital dispensations by Scott Gore and
D BAGS & BASKET BINGO ... 11 am doors open, William Schaefer. 410/386-8256.
Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary, Elks Lodge #731, Monday, April 20 thru 25
66 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA. $20/person in EARTH DAY CELEBRATION ... 10 am-5 pm,
advance. 717/762-1915. Ten Thousand Villages, 13625 Pennsylvania Ave.,
DON OEHSER TRIO CONCERT ... 2:30 pm, Hagerstown, MD. www.Hagerstown.tenthou
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hager- 301/797-3020.
Tuesday, April 21
Heritage Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. Enjoy
Complimentary Complimentary a 12-15 mile moderate bike ride beginning at
High Speed Continental Glatfelter Station. 717/840-7440.
Internet Access Breakfast Tuesday, April 21 & 28
100% MRCRAFTS AND CLASSES ... 6-8 pm, Berkeley
Plaza Classroom, Martinsburg, WV. Decorative
Satisfaction Guarantee Painting Class: The Gold Finch. $25/person, plus
We guarantee high quality accommodations, friendly and
efficient service, and clean, comfortable surroundings.
$12 supply fee. Call to register. 304/267-3585.
If you’re not completely satisfied, we don’t expect you to pay. Tuesday, April 21 thru May 14
1716 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD ART EXHIBIT ... 8 am-10 pm Mon.-Thurs., 8 am-
(301) 739-6100 4 pm Fri. and Sat., Carroll Community College,
From I-70, Exit 32B (Rt 40W), proceed 3/4 mi. Hotel on Right. The Langdon Family Gallery, 1601 Washington
From I-81, Exit 6A (Rt 40E), proceed 5 mi. to Edgewood Dr.
Rd., Westminster, MD. 410/386-8256.
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Wednesday, April 22 Martz Rd., Sykesville, MD. Fee. 410/795-5165 or
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION ... 9 am, Rocky 410/795-6474.
Gap State Park, 12500 Pleasant Valley Rd., Flint- THE PLATTERS AND SHIRLEY ALSTON
stone, MD. 301/722-1487. REEVES ON STAGE ... 8 pm, Capitol Theatre,
CLASSIC FILM SERIES ... 1:30 & 6:30 pm, Capi- Chambersburg, PA. Admission. www.thecapi-
tol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA. 717/263-0202.
Shall We Dance. Comedy/romance. Admission. GALLAGHER ... 8 pm, Weinberg Center for the 717/263-0202. Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Great
BIRTH OF A BANJO ONE-MAN-SHOW ... 7-9 comedy without the mess. No Sledge Show. Flash
pm, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick photography allowed. Admission. 301/600-2828.
St., Frederick, MD. Join National Museum of Fri, Sat, Sun, April 24, 25 & 26
Civil War Medicine Director George Wunderlich 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE, Fri
for his show, tracing the history of America’s in- 11-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 The Primitive House, 21
strument from a series of African folk instru- E. Baltimore St, Funkstown, MD, Stop in at out
ments to the most popular instrument of the 19th Open House & celebrate our One Year Anniver-
century. 301/695-1864. sary. Free gift with every purchase, door prizes,
ANNIE ... 7:30 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts refreshments & sidewalk sale. www.theprimitive-
Center, Shippensburg (PA) University. Admis- 301/393-4433. See ad on page 37.
sion. 717/477-SHOW. P. BUCKLEY MOSS MUSEUM ... 150 P. Buckley
Wednesday, April 22 thru 26 Moss Dr., Waynesboro, VA. Meet the Artist at her
USED BOOK SALE ... 10 am-8 pm Wed.-Fri., 10 home, The Barn. 800/343-8643. See ad on page
am-5 pm Sat., 12 noon-3 pm Sun., Agriculture 48.
Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Route 65, Boons- MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING ... 8 pm Fri. &
boro, MD. American Association of University Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., Apollo Civic Theater, 128 E.
Women 42nd Annual Used Book Sale. 50,000 Martin St., Martinsburg, WV. Admission.
books of all types, plus CDs, DVDs, tapes, col- 304/263-6766.
lectibles and special finds. 301/733-2007. See ad Friday, April 24 thru May 3
Thursday, April 23 ... Winchester, VA. Enjoy band competitions,
THE BIG READ ... 6-9 pm, Washington County dances, parades, circus, 10K race, firefighter
Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City events, celebrities, food and more. www.the-
Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. www.washco 301/739-5727. Saturday, April 25
Thursday, April 23 thru 26 RENFREW MUSEUM & PARK ... 1010 E. Main
18TH CENTURY MARKET FAIR ... 9 am-5 pm St., Waynesboro, PA. Enjoy a special opening day M
Thurs.-Sat., 9 am-3 pm Sun., Fort Frederick State with crafts, music box exhibit and dedication of
Park, Big Pool, MD. Artisans, craftspeople, and Royer Tannery site. 717/762-4723. A
sutlers together with an 18th century encamp- TOUR DE CARROLL ... 7 am-3 pm, Dutterer’s R
ment. 301/842-2155. Family Park, Westminster, MD. A cycling event Y
Friday, April 24 through rural Carroll County. 410/848-2433.
Grove Stadium, Frederick, MD. 301/662-4190. 8 am-3 pm, Mt. Airy (MD) Firemen’s Carnival A
CANDLELIGHT FRIDAY AT HAUSER ESTATE Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Rd. 301/829-2112. N
WINERY ... 5-8 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 MARCH OF DIMES MARCH FOR BABIES ...
Cashtown Rd., Biglerville, PA. Live music, food 8:30 am registration, 9:30 am walk, War Memor- D
buffet, new crop wines and hard apple ciders. ial Park, 500 N. Tennessee Ave., Martinsburg,
717/334-4888. WV. 304/263-2003.
MENT ... 6 pm-12 midnight, Piney Run Park, 30 Cont. on page 41

250 Antique/Collectibles Dealers in Booths 21 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, MD 21734
& Gallery of Showcases 301-393-4433
Showcases & Booths
Now Available
Available for Rent!
Rent! One Year Anniversary
24,000 sq. ft. Building Open House
Handicap Accessible
April 24 ★ 25 ★ 26
I-70 to Exit 32, Free Gift with Purchase
Rt. 40 East, 1-1/2 mi. Door Prizes – Refreshments – Sidewalk Sale
OPEN 7 DAYS – 9 to 5 Pick an egg for 15%, 20% or 30% off your purchase
(301) 739-0858 Hours: Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 Seasonally
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T Bend. Award-winning Country Inn, Banquets. Fresh Seafood buffet, 100
R AAA Four Diamond serves fine Ger- Hotel Rooms with pool and exercise
G man, Continental Cuisine and Wild facility, on site catering too! Free limo
V Game Specialties. Wine Spectator service on select packages, just min-
I Award Winning Wine List. 72 Luxury utes to Charles Town Races & Slots.
R Rooms most with Whirlpool Bath, 304-535-6302.
G Fireplace & Balconies. Presidential
I Suite. Open year round, Breakfast, ERAL STORE – Martinsburg, WV
Lunch & Dinner. 304-876-2551. (D-4) Our cafe features local food -
N See ad on Genesee's organic baked goods &
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soups, sandwiches and desserts. offerings as roasted tamales stuffed
Absolutely no preservatives and no with chorizo sausage to mesquite
artificial ingredients. Vegetarian and smoked steak and cheese. Mon.-
vegan menus. Eggs to order. Slow Thur. 5 pm-Midnight, Fri. & Sat. 11
down and have some fresh gourmet am-1 am, Sun. 11 am-Midnight.
food at reasonable prices - 99 cents 800/795-7001. See ad on page 3.
to $8.95. We serve organic teas and
coffee. 209 S Raleigh in downtown Charles Town (E-5). Fresh Seafood,
Martinsburg. 304-262-9978. See our juicy Steaks and Prime Rib. Open W
sample menu at www.goodnaturedllc. daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. E
com. Open Tuesday - Saturday. See 304/725-2081. See ad on page 25.
ad on page 41. S
ROOM – Charles Town (E-5) at thee Martinsburg & Berkeley Springs (E-4).
Charles Town Races & Slots. Simply Opens 7 days a week for breakfast, S
magnificent describes both the view lunch & dinner. Outstanding variety of V
and the menu of the Skyline Terrace seafood, steak, poultry and pasta I
dining room open during live racing. dishes. Walnut Pub offers weekend
In this uniquely designed restaurant, R
entertainment. AE, MC, V, DC. Reser-
our chef prepares the finest steaks, vations recommended. (800) 248-
ribs along with two specials each 2222, (304) 754-7977. See ad on this I
evening. Open Fri. & Sat. 5 pm-10 page. N
pm, Sun. Noon-5 pm. 800/795-7001.
See ad on page 3.
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227 SUN DANCE CAFÉ – Charles
Bavarian Inn & Lodge
Town (E-5) at the Charles Town Races SHEPHERDSTOWN
& Slots. This American Southwest Luxury Accommodations • Fine German Cuisine
café serves lunch and dinner pep- For Dining or Lodging Reservations please call 304/876-2551
See our large ad on page 4
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W. Virginia
1750, is one of the most historic homes in our area. Many of the
original features of the 22-room house remain. The farmstead was
known as “Mendenhall’s Fort” during the French & Indian War
which started 250 years ago. The rare blockhouse from this period

Points of Interest
is still standing. George Washington attended a wedding at
Mendenhall’s Mill in 1761. Aspen Hall is now operated as a bed
and breakfast inn.
Admiral Boarman
Harpers Ferry House
Six mi. E of Charles Town on Rt. 340. Re- 208 S. Queen St., Martinsburg. One
stored National Park, famous site of John of the oldest brick houses in town,
Brown’s raid on the U.S. Arsenal in 1859. c. 1802, on land granted to Adam
Wax Museum, Arsenal site, Armory, B&O Stephen in 1773 by Lord Fairfax.
Railroad Station, St. Peters Church, and many quaint shops nearby. Bunker Hill Flour Mill
Harpers Ferry Overlook Just off U.S. 11 S of Martinsburg in the village of Bunker Hill. One
A beautiful panoramic view of three states, WV, VA and MD, at the of the very first mill sites in Berkeley Co., c 1735, on an original
junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Nearby is the fa- land grant. Steam tractor engine & other exhibits.
mous “Jefferson Rock.” where Thomas Jefferson wrote, “This view is Historic Shepherdstown Museum
well worth a trip across the Atlantic.” In the historic Entler Hotel, corner of Princess and German Sts.,
Old Opera House Shepherdstown. Area artifacts preserved and displayed. Rumsey
204 N. George St., Charles Town. Built by de- Boat House displays a half-scale model of the first steamboat, built
scendents of Charles Washington, brother of by James Rumsey, and launched on the Potomac in 1787. Open
George. Refurbished and renovated, now offers April-Oct., Sat. 11-5 & Sun. 1-4. Free. 304/876-3407.
seven programs annually including classic The Country Inn at
plays, concerts, comedies, dramas and children’s plays. For current Berkeley Springs
schedule, call 304/725-4420. Berkeley Springs. Built on site
Jefferson County Museum of 500 room Berkeley Hotel
200 E. Washington St., Charles Town. An out- (c.1869), The Country Inn has
standing collection of artifacts, many of which since 1932 continued to serve
relate to the Harpers Ferry raid and the Civil travelers in a manner befitting the town’s colonial days. A unique
War. Of particular interest is the wagon that car- blending of styles from days gone by; the grace, charm and ele-
ried Brown to his execution and the battle flag of Stuart’s horse ar- gance of the historic Inn and Spa. 866-458-2210.www.berke-
tillery. Open April-Nov. Admission $2.00 per person. Open Tues.-
Sat. Coolfont Manor House
Washington Heritage Trail On 1800 acres, about 4 mi. from
A National Scenic Byway Welcome Berkeley Springs. Home of American
Center on the Porch @ Caperton Sta- author, teacher, attorney, and states-
tion, 229 E. Martin Street, Martins- man, Herbert Quick (1861-1925).
burg, WV. Open Wed.- Sat., 10-4 or by House was built over a spring which
appointment. Cordial welcome. Book & gift shop, Amtrak & MARC flows through the cellar and out into a
info, cold drinks, coffee, B&O Roundhouse tours. Call 304/264- front-yard swimming pool.
9977. Cacapon State Park and Lodge
Charles Town Race Track 10 miles South of
Long famed for its exciting thoroughbred Berkeley Springs.
horse racing, has both day and nighttime rac- An outdoorsmen’s
ing of over 200 racing days a year in luxuri- paradise, over
ous surroundings. 304/725-7001. 6,100 acres. Vaca-
tion cabins, res-
Belle Boyd House &
W Museum
taurant & lodge rooms available. Swimming, picnicking, boating,
fishing, hiking & bridle trails plus an 18-hole championship golf
E 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg. open April
13 though Christmas. Civil War-World
S War I and II displays-many other Berkeley Gen. Adam Stephen House
T County displays like the famous baseball 309-313 E. John St., Martinsburg. Home of the founder of Martins-
burg, built in 1774-1789 of a native limestone on a hill overlooking
player Hack Wilson. Built by Benjamin Reed Boyd who was the fa-
ther of the famous Civil War spy Belle Boyd who spent part of her the Tuscarora Creek. Stephen served in the French & Indian and
V childhood here. Eleven rooms of historic displays open April 13 Revolutionary Wars. Sat. & Sun. 2-5 May-Oct or by appt. Free.
until Christmas, five days a week—Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. 10 304/267-4434.
I am-4 pm. Closed Wed.-Sun.- Federal holidays. 304/267-4713. Norman Dillon Farm Museum
R Tri-County Archives Research Center Located on the corner of Route 9 and Ridge Road Across from
G 136 E. Race St. Berkeley County Virginia was carved off Frederick Hedgesville High School. The museum contains a large number of
pieces of old farm equipment, some of which dates back to pre-civil
County Va. in 1772. Very large collection of records on the area
I families and their homes. Records on over 3,500 places listed in war days. Museum is Open April 1st through October 21st, Saturday
N the National Register of Historic Places in Berkeley County. Open and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Admission 304/267-7519
five days a week Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri.-Sat., 10 am-4pm. Closed or 304/263-0731.
I Wed., Sun. and Federal holidays. Museum of The Berkeley Springs
A Aspen Hall On the 2nd floor of the Roman Bath Bldg. (which is the oldest pub-
405 Boyd Ave., Martinsburg. Nestled lic bldg in Morgan Co., c. 1820), Berkeley Springs. History & ge-
on seven park-like acres on a stocked ology of The Springs & its people. Memorial Day - mid-Oct. (Apple
trout stream and built of native lime- Butter Fest weekend). 2-5 Thu. & Fri.; 10-4 Sat.; 12-4 Sun.; 9-
stone, this elegant mansion, circa noon Mon. & Tue.; closed Wed. Free.

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tion. Food available. 717/264-4333.
Sat, Sun, April 25 & 26
TOUR…10am-5pm, Historic Berkeley & Jeffer-
FISHING RODEO ... 9 am, Dan’s Mountain son Counties, West Virginia. Seven Lovely homes
State Park, Flintstone, MD. Fishing excursion & gardens will grace this year’s tour. Tickets.
that gets results. 301/463-5487. 800/848-8687, 800/624-0577. See ad on this page.
Barnett Park, 1001 E. Cork St., Winchester, VA. pm, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts,
Family festival with games, rides, parade & en- Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at
tertainment. 800/567-7954. Park Circle. Registration is required. www.wash-
RAMP COOK-OFF ... 11 am-12 noon judging, 12 301/739-5727.
noon-1 pm tasting & learning, Deep Creek Lake FARM MUSEUM SPRING FESTIVAL ... 10 am-
State Park, Swanton, MD. Sample prepared 4 pm Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., Rose Hill Manor
dishes. Contact 301/387-7067 early if interested Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD.
in competing. 301/387-7314. 301/600-1650.
PEDIATRIC HEALTH FAIR ... 11 am-3 pm, MSO MASTERWORKS V ... 8 pm Sat., 3 pm
Penn State Mont Alto. Horses, parachutes, pup- Sun., The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St.,
pet shows, eye exams, discover community Hagerstown, MD. The Maryland Symphony Or-
health resources & more. 717/749-6000. chestra presents A Symphonic Space Odyssey.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD AUCTION Gustav Holst’s The Planets will be paired with a
... 4 pm, Chambersburg (PA) Mennonite Church, three-dimensional computer-generated anima-
1800 Philadelphia Ave. Come support Operation tion of the solar system projected above the or-

54th Annual
House and

Garden Tour
Of Historic Berkeley

& Jefferson Counties,
West Virginia!
2009 House and Garden Tour W

Sponsored by the Shenandoah-Potomac E
Garden Council
Docent-led tours of some of the T
area’s most beautiful homes and gardens.

Refreshments. Kindly wear flat shoes
Saturday & Sunday, V
April 25 & 26, 2009 10am - 5pm I
Advance Tickets - Complete tour $15 adults, R

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Seven lovely homes and gardens will grace this year’s tour:
$5 children 12 & under.
Laurel Lodge, Harper’s Ferry Send money by April 10, 2009 to Shenandoah-Potomac G
The Hunter House, Charles Town Garden Council, c/o Ginny Reisenweber, I

Harewood, Charles Town 315 Greenbrier Road, Martinsburg, WV 25401 N

D.S. Griffith House & General Store, Gerrardstown Day of Tour - $20 adults, $5 children 12 & under.
Newcomer Mansion, Martinsburg Single Admission - $6 adults; $3 children. I
The Aaron Hibberd House, Martinsburg Jefferson Co. Chamber of Commerce A

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The Silber-Walters House, Martinsburg 800/624-0577
Other Points of Interest Martinsburg-Berkeley County
Entler Hotel, Shepherdstown Convention & Visitors Bureau
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chestra. Admission. www.marylandsymphony.
org. 301/797-4000. See ad on page 13.
Saturday, April 25 thru August 9
VINTAGE HOOKED RUGS ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-
Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington
County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD)
City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Beautiful
exhibition of textile arts. Opening reception
The Lindal Difference
April 26, 2:30-4 pm. Custom Design • Open Floor Plans
Post & Beam Construction
Sunday, April 26
Western Red Cedar • Energy Conscious
MARCH FOR GETTYSBURG ... Gettysburg, PA. Lifetime Structural Guarantee
Fundraising walk for battlefield preservation.
Call to register. 717/338-1243.
State Park, Flintstone, MD. 5th annual.
BIKE RACE ... 8 am-3 pm, Greenbrier State
Park, 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro, MD. Wit- Independently Distributed By

ness one of the nation’s key mountain bike com- CEDAR IMAGES, INC.
petitions on the trails at Greenbrier. www.po- 800.421.4461
PULL ... 9 am-5 pm, Agriculture Center, 700
Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD. Admis-
sion. 410/848-9426.
FREDERICK ARTIST MARKET ... 1-5 pm, Cul- mile trail that meanders through several types of
tural Arts Center of Frederick Co., 15 W. Patrick habitat. 301/663-9388.
St., Frederick, MD. Indoor arts & crafts market. MCDANIEL COLLEGE CHOIR CONCERT ... 7
301/662-4190. pm, McDaniel College, Big Baker Memorial
COR CYMRAEG REHOBOTH IN CONCERT ... Chapel, Westminster, MD. 410/857-2599.
2 pm, Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian
Church, Welsh Run, near Mercersburg, PA. The Tuesday, April 28
Welsh choir from Delta, PA will present a concert SUNSET SCRAMBLE BIKE RIDE ... 6:30 pm,
at the historic church. Freewill offering. 717/597- Heritage Rail Trail County Park, York, PA. Enjoy
8807. a 12-15 mile moderate bike ride beginning at
SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK ... 2 pm, Seven Valleys. 717/840-7440.
Catoctin Mountain Park, 6602 Foxville Rd., HENRY V ... 7:30 pm, Frostburg (MD) State
W Thurmont, MD. Join a ranger at the Brown’s
E Farm Trail in Owens Creek Picnic Area for an University, Drama Theatre of the Performing
interpretive wildflower walk. Explore an easy 1/2 Arts Center. The Acting Company/Guthrie The-
S atre. Admission. 866/849-9237 or 301/687-3137.
I Trains We Have Everything for The Model Train Enthusiast Lionel,
R Webkinz • Whittle Shortline Railroad Wooden Trains MTH &
• Made in the USA with American Styling
Dolls • Jim Shore Items • Dolls, Candles, Gifts Williams by
N Bachman
I Candles • Easter Items On Sale
A & OttIhteerms OUR
Come & Visit Us At Get 10% OFF any item in
store w/a copy of this ad
TUES - SAT 10-5 • 124 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 304-262-4777

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in Martinsburg, WV
FESTIVAL Saturday, May 9, 2009
Saturday, May 23 11:00-7:00 10AM to 4PM
Sunday, May 24, 1:00-7:00 Presented by
Berkeley County Historical Society
General Adam Stephen Memorial Association
304/263-0224 Free Admission Belle Boyd House (126 E. Race St.) –
Appearances by Belle Boyd (all day); talk
Wednesday, April 29 thru May 2 on Abraham Lincoln’s friend and law part-
SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S AUXILIARY ner, Ward Hill Lamon (1:00); Gen. Robt. E.
18TH ANNUAL FABRIC FAIR ... 9 am-6 pm Lee (2:00); Suzy the Clown (2:45); puppet
Wed.-Fri., 9 am-3 pm Sat., Norland Shopping show (3:15). Refreshments in the Herb
Center, Route 11, 2 miles north of Chambers- Garden.
burg, PA. Proceeds benefit needy clients of the Adam Stephen House (309 E. John St.) –
Chambersburg Salvation Army. 717/263-2164 or Tours of the Triple Brick Museum and tun-
nel and a locally produced video; tradi-
Thursday, April 30
tional music (dulcimer, bagpipes, bluegrass,
SENIOR EXCURSION ... 10 am, 12 noon & 2
fife and drum corps); talks on the French
pm, Rocky Ridge County Park, Hidden Laurel
Parking Area, York, PA. Enjoy a 50 minute ride and Indian and Revolutionary Wars; ex-
in an air-open, roofed trailer pulled with pickup cerpts from Shakespeare’s “Much Ado
truck. Theme: Forest, Landscapes and Wildlife. About Nothing,” and a storyteller. The
$5/person. Pre-registration required. 717/840- Martinsburg Lions Club will sell lunch.
7440. Boydville (601 S. Queen St.) – Tours of
PIANAFIDDLE ... 7:30 pm, The Maryland The- the mansion, book sale, craft demonstra-
atre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. tions.
$20/person at door. 301/582-2734. Free trolley transportation
Thurs, Fri, Sat, April 30, May 1 & 2 between the sites.
RICKY TIMS’ SUPER QUILT SEMINAR ... (304) 267-4713 or (304) 267-4434
Maranatha Community Church of God, Freder- for more information
ick, MD. Celebrity quilter and musician Ricky
Tims offers novice and experienced quilters tips,
techniques, and secrets. Enjoy a quilt exhibition
and concert. 301/663-5444. W
Adam Stephen House 1789
Belle Boyd House

Buy Local, Green, Open Tuesday-Saturday

Organic and Fair Trade V
Bioshield Paints 25% Off Organic N
Excellent performance and coverage I
A green general store, Indigo Coffee A
a gift shop, a CD store, 209 S Raleigh St.,
a music venue, Martinsburg,WV
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ts Visit the Shops of Historic Hedgesville
ai n Ar
G PERSNICKETY No more than two blocks from the center of town
I PLACE Kingfish’s Antiques
I North Mountain Arts 304-754-5727
A Small Things Crafts & The Ice Creamery
at Persnickety Place 304-754-8075
Directions: 6 miles west of I-81, Exit 16 to the interstection of Routes 9 & 901

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Join authors and book lovers

for Martinsburg’s 3rd
WV Book Faire
N ow in its third year, the WV
Book Faire at Olde Towne
Martinsburg is a gathering of
Saturday night. At each table will
be the authors, our guests of
honor, with whom you will dine
readers, authors and aspiring and together enjoy the evening’s
writers that will take place at the keynote speaker all while raising
Martinsburg-Berkeley County money for literacy programs in
Public Library and other various West Virginia!
locations throughout Martinsburg The WV Book Faire will have
on April 17-18. many other special activities
Those attending the book faire including contests, a community
will have a chance to meet some BIG READ! event, coffee cafe,
of their favorite authors and food and children’s’ programs.
acquire new ones while joining in Of course, you’ll also be able to
discussion groups, participating in enjoy the wonderful shopping of
workshops, meeting the authors historic Martinsburg throughout
and having books signed. the entire book faire. E
Readers can talk to authors in Covering the distance between S
numerous categories, including our guest authors, workshops and T
Fiction, Non-Fiction, West events should be an easy stroll for
Virginia, Political, Sports and a anyone. If you prefer to roll
special Children’s book section. A rather than stroll, we will offer a V
highlight and culmination of the free shuttle for anyone who I
event will be the Author’s Literacy would like to travel by Olde
Benefit Dinner to be held on Towne Trolley, which will come by I
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When it comes to a Getaway
We’re just a short trip to a world away

about every 15 minutes between

the event headquarters at the
Martinsburg-Berkeley County
Public Library and the special
events at the Blue Ridge
Community and Technical College.
Please visit for
W more information and a complete
E list of events for the book faire.
But wait, there’s more …
I Looking for more to do in
R Martinsburg and Berkeley County
I this year? You’re in luck! The area
N boasts many exciting events all
I throughout the year.
A Mark your calendars for the 2009
West Virginia Wine and Arts
Festival Saturday, May 23 and
Sunday, May 24. The festival will be
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sponsored by The Arts Centre and
will be held at the historic Boydville
Looking for a
little BBQ and
Join BBQ
lovers and
Hill Antiques
bluegrass fans at Pickin’ in the
Panhandle: The West Virginia
State BBQ and Bluegrass Festival
this September 12 and 13. The
festival will be held at the Lazy A
Campground in Back Creek Valley,
West Virginia and will feature The
Charlie Daniels Band as its
headliner. Great food and other
bluegrass musicians will also be in
attendance. Reader’s Choice
for Fine
Antiques & Collectibles
• The Areas Largest Collection
There will be something fun for of Sports Memorabilia
everyone at the 30th annual • Vintage Costume Jewelry
Mountain State Apple Harvest • WWII Militaria
Festival. The festival will be held • Vintage Linens & Hats
October 15-18. Check out • Vintage & Collectible Coins for more details as • Vintage Furniture & Glassware W
• Collectible Comic Books & E
the festival approaches. S
LP Albums
• Howard Refinishing Products T
Visit or call
• Custom Portrait Artist
1-800-4WVAFUN for complete Michelle Charoensawadsiri
information on all events. Call For Sitting V
Open 7 days — Daily 10-5 R
144 Runnymeade Road G
Bunker Hill, WV 25413 I
Call 304.229.0709 N I
Located in a Restored 19th Century A
Woolen Mill and Situated on a Picturesque
3-Acre Park Setting
Directions: Take I-81 to exit 5, Inwood, WV and
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Greencastle, PA
I-81 Exit 5 West 6 Blocks
Open 7 Days A Week
(Off Street Parking)
(717) 597-1900
Toll Free 1-888-597-9878

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