HAGERSTOWN, MD News (1/8/2023) – The Western Maryland History Hub, a virtual museum dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history of Washington County, Maryland and the surrounding area, has recently been re-launched.
Featuring a wide range of virtual exhibits and interactive features, the History Hub offers something for everyone interested in the region’s past. Visitors can explore the history of the C&O Canal, learn about the important role that Washington County played in the Civil War, and discover the stories of the people and events that have shaped this area.
One of the highlights of the re-launch is the addition of several new exhibits, including one on the history of Hagerstown’s Fairgrounds, which was an important center of community life in the region for over 150 years. Another new exhibit explores the history of transportation in Western Maryland, highlighting the role of the C&O Canal, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, and other modes of transportation in the region’s development.
In addition to the virtual exhibits, the Western Maryland History Hub also offers a variety of resources for those interested in exploring the region’s history in person. Visitors can find information on historical landmarks and sites to visit, as well as local events and activities related to the area’s history.
Overall, the re-launch of the Western Maryland History Hub is a great resource for those looking to learn more about the history of Washington County and the surrounding area. Whether you’re a lifelong resident or just passing through, there is something for everyone to discover and enjoy at the Western Maryland History Hub.