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Elmer A. Wolfe High School was built just east of this site in 1931. The building was demolished in 1996 and replaced by the present Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School.
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
The Pioneer Preacher of American Methodism purchased from John England, Sr. this house and farm March 2, 1773. A part of England's Chance and Brother's Inheritance, on which he had lived for 13 years since his coming to American 1760. Here he form…
Opened 1923 as Maryland's first tuberculosis sanatorium for African Americans. Treatment at the time sought to provide fresh air, good food, and sanitary living conditions; Henryton featured open porches, broad windows, and southern hillside expos…
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…
Francis Scott Key Author of The Star Spangled Banner Gave This Ground For Church And School Purposes In 1823 Erected by The P.O.S. of A. Of Maryland June 10, 1916
This Still is typical of one on a family farm. Cracked corn, yeast, sugar, and water were put into a wooden barrel to ferment. The solids were removed, and the liquid was poured into the (1) kettle and heated over a (2) wood fire. Because alcohol …
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