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.
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The Science of Fall Colors
For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and shrubs during autumn. Although we don’t know all the details, we do know enough to explain the basics to help you enjoy nature’s multicolored display. Three factors influence autumn leaf color:
City of Hagerstown Seeks Photos & Information for Creating Wheaton Park Historical Panels
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/26/2022) – The City of Hagerstown continues to move forward with the construction of Phase I of improvements at Wheaton Park. The master plan is based on the community input received earlier this year.
The project includes installing two historic panels to be located in the plaza, one about the park’s history and one about the house and its past tenants/caretakers. As part of that process, photos and information helping to detail and tell the story of both are being accepted now through Friday, October 21.
Heaven Is A Halfpipe: Hagerstown Skate Park
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/21/2022) – Many residents have not had a chance to check out the brand new Hagerstown Skate Park located in Fairgrounds Park. Social media rumors can be wildly misleading and unfounded, so Radio Free Hub City has endeavored to get the inside scoop about what goes on at our city’s newest family friendly attraction. Rather than address any unfounded rumors directly, we wanted to know what visitors of all ages can expect from a visit to Hagerstown Skate Park. We must say, we are impressed. For our full review, view the full article on RadioFreeHubCity.com.
C&O Canal Celebrates National Public Lands Day with Free Admission
WILLIAMSPORT, MD News (9/18/2022) – On Saturday, September 24, the National Park Service will celebrate National Public Lands Day with free admission to all National Parks. Visitors can take advantage of this fee-free day and hike a trail, walk or bike the canal towpath, and learn more about the natural and cultural resources at the C&O Canal.
County Park Playgrounds to Receive Upgrades
Washington County Parks and Recreation has announced that many County parks will be receiving an upgrade to playground equipment this spring.