Historic Shepherdstown Museum

129 East German St., Shepherdstown, WV 25443 - United States




Opened in 1983, the Historic Shepherdstown Museum is housed in the old Entler Hotel buildings, which date to the late 18th century. The museum’s collections celebrate the 250-year-old history of the town and its people.


The Museum’s collection contains locally crafted 18th and 19th century furniture, tall clocks, quilts, and silver and copper artifacts. The second and third floors include a circa 1840 hotel room and rooms dedicated to Civil War Shepherdstown, and early Shenandoah Valley arts and crafts. A half-scale replica of James Rumsey’s steamboat is located behind the museum.

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