Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
233 Lowe Drive
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Phone: (304) 876-7000
Fax: (304) 876-8454
Arts & Museums
Set in a neo-Georgian style, red bricked, limestone trimmed building, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1929, though it opened its doors in 1931. Their permanent collection features Oriental and Decorative Art, sculptures, 19th and early 20th-century American artwork and Old Masters. It also holds temporary exhibits by new artists delving into folk and other similar art forms. They also have various classes for all ages with weaving and photography being popular choices. Their gift shop is a great place to buy unique jewelry, glassware, handcrafted items and books.
The Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is one of the finest examples of path breaking architecture in the city. The place is worth visiting for its construction detailing as also for the artifacts stored inside. Tours are conducted by appointment. Check website to know more about the place.
The name 'Historical Society of Frederick County' says it all; it's a society which stresses on the historical background of Frederic County. An amazing collection of documents, artifacts and other similar items will tell you volumes about this county. Know more on the society and its facets by checking out their website.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is an intriguing museum that is involved in the research of medical and surgical practices during the American Civil War. The museum has many exhibits that have managed to recreate the medical issues during the war such as life in an army camp, evacuation of the wounded from the battlefront, a military hospital ward and more. There are also many surgical kits, tents, documents and other memorabilia of the war on display. The museum organizes educational programs, group tours, lectures and more for its support and dissemination.
Children's Museum At Rose Hill Manor Park consists of two museums; Carriage Museum and Farm Museum. The former have a good number of carriages used back in the day, while the latter possesses a collection of agricultural and carpentry equipments.
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters was used as a winter home by the famous philosopher, thinker and a general, Thomas Jackson, during the civil war. The place is now a museum and holds the largest collection of memorabilia and gifts that he received from his team. Among the artifacts on display are Jackson's personal prayer book and prayer table apart from his military displays.