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School Sisters of Notre Dame [Names of Sisters] Dedication June 3, 2012
Medal of Honor Awarded to 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington March 4, 1908 for gallantry in action April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Va. By authority of the Secretary of War H.P. McCain, The Adjutant General
John Augustus Dempwolf, a Pennsylvania architect, was asked to design Trinity Lutheran Church in 1896. He had previously designed the Taneytown Presbyterian Church in 1883 and the Hagan House and Grocery Store in 1890. Several other prominent resi…
The arrival of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in 1871 placed the town's merchants and farmers in an advantageous economic situation. Edward Reindollar expanded a grain elevator by including a steam flour mill in 1892, while Edward Zepp set up a…
The Downtown Taneytown Main Street Organization dedicates this sign restoration to the Taneytown community. The "Zile's Ice Cream" sign was originally completed in the 1920's by Roy Strine and restored in the year 2001 by Lewis Shlitt. It is…
Whitelaw Reid, a Civil War correspondent, began reporting for The Cincinnati Gazette in 1862. On June 30, 1863, Reid took the train from Washington, D.C, and traveled to General George Gordon Meade's headquarters just outside of Taneytown on the f…
Taneytown was founded in 1754 by Raphael Taney, a land speculator from St. Mary's County. Some of the first buildings to line the dusty road were taverns-public houses where weary travelers could have a meal and spend the night. In fact President …
Settlers like German Protestants along with the French-and English-speaking Roman Catholics brought their unique cultures and their different religious denominations to Taneytown. By the 1750s, the German Reformed Church had organized its congrega…
Site of Adam Good Tavern visited by George Washington July 1st & 2nd 1791.
First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg, Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg, Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, Fifth Corps from Union Mills via…