Washington County, established in 1776 and named for then Gen. George Washington, offers many historical sites, hiking trails, outdoor sports, outlet shopping, and antiques. While planning your trip to Sharpsburg and Mary Hill House at Antietam, consider the many side trips available within a reasonable distance in addition to visits to our local sites and program adequate time to explore your surroundings.

Your hosts can help you plan your trip in advance, or you can check out the following web links to plan your own stay. Come, be our guest at historic
Mary Hill House.

211 East Main Street
PO Box 697
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


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The charming and historic Mary Hill House in Sharpsburg, Maryland is located 4 miles from Shepherdstown, the oldest town in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. Shepherdstown is home to Shepherd University, the summertime Contemporary Theater series, fine dining, and the award winning Bavarian Inn Resort.


2012 Calendar of Local Events

  • March 17-18 | Annual Flower and Garden Show with Victory Garden
    The area’s largest and most extensive floral event
    Hagerstown Community College | website

  • April 26-29 | Fort Frederick 18th Century Market Faire
    Witness the best 18th century artisans, craftsman, and sutlers amidst a historical encampment. Big Pool, MD | website

  • May 5-6 | Annual Museum Ramble
    Free self-guided tour of various Washington County museums from 1-5pm.
    Special event at each location. 301-791-3246 or 301-733-3638 | Hagerstown

  • May 26 | Annual Sharpsburg Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade
    11am wreath laying | 1:30pm Parade| 3pm Memorial ceremony
    Antietam National Cemetery | 301-432-7984.
     | Sharpsburg, MD | website

  • May 31-June 3 | Western Maryland Blues Fest | website

  • June 8-10 | Spring Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festivals | website

  • June 8-17 | Annual Gettysburg Festival
    10 days of great music, arts and culture. More than 75 spectacular events to choose from, many of which are free. website

  • July 6-29 | Contemporary American Theater Festival
    Shepherdstown, WVA |

  • August 25-26 | Augustoberfest German Festival | website

  • September 8-22| Battle of Antietam Sesquicentennial Event | Antietam
    Maryland Campaign
    Heart of the Civil War
    National Park Service: 150th Anniversary
    Hallowed Ground

  • September 23-25 | Fall Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival
    Harpers Ferry
    | website

  • October 13-14 | 47th Annual Catoctin Colorfest
    Thurmont, MD |

  • December 2 | Annual Memorial Illumination
    Antietam National Battlefield | website


  The Mary Hill House at Antietam (circa 1780) | 211 East Main Street | Sharpsburg, MD 21782 | 301-432-7984
Copyright 2008-12 | All rights reserved | Professional Photographs Courtesy of Kelly Hahn Photography
Floral Design Courtesy of Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens