Union Defenses, 2. the cement mill, 3. Ferry Hill- the home of Henry Kyd Douglas, and the story of the burning of the Shepherdstown bridge at the beginning of the war, 4. How Shepherdstown was a hospital for 5000 to 8000 wounded confederates after Antietam and 5. Elmwood cemetery.

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CEMENT MILL, WALL LOOKING EAST - Shepherdstown Cement Mill, River Road, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV Contributor: Kemp, E L - Historic American Engineering Record - Maddex, Lee - O'Connell, Kristen

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Cement Mill. SBPA. Email. [email protected] Address. PO Box 1695 Shepherdstown, WV 25443. Popular Pages. Become a Member Donate Blog …

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SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherdstown Mayor Jim Auxer's fight to turn the 279-year-old Thomas Shepherd's grist mill into the premier symbol of …

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Battle of the Cement Mill on the C and O Canal Date: 1862 Description: This artist's rendition of the Battle of the Cement Mill, a Civil War conflict, appear in Harper's Weekly magazine in October 1862. The battle took place near Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, W. Va. Subjects: West ia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields.

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Last year, we received a mini-grant to produce two brochures from the West ia Humanities Council: "The Battle of Shepherdstown" and "The Shepherdstown Cement Mill." These brochures complete the story of Antietam and promote a landmarks commission site, the cement mill ruins. The battle links Shepherdstown to the siege of Harpers ...

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The bluecoats headed toward Shepherdstown along a road that ran along a narrow strip of bottomland underneath a tall cliff split by a ravine. The Federals filed past a large abandoned brick building that had once housed a cement mill. A dam across the river had diverted water to power the mill.

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This historic home in Shepherdstown, WV, has floated onto the market for $795,000 and includes a single bedroom and a single bathroom amid its 3,640 square feet. But most important, the living ...

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Title: 5. CEMENT MILL RUINS - POWER CANAL RACE, LOOKING WEST - Shepherdstown Cement Mill, River Road, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV Creator(s): Maddex, Lee, creator Date Created/Published: 1992 Medium: 4 x 5 in. Reproduction Number: HAER WVA,19-SHEP.V,4--5 Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. …

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SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherdstown Mayor Jim Auxer's fight to turn the 279-year-old Thomas Shepherd's grist mill into the premier symbol of the town's history fell apart Tuesday. Auxer ...

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The Battle of Shepherdstown (also known as the Battle of Boteler's Ford or Cement Mill) occurred on September 20, 1862, during Lee's retreat. More than 100 Confederate soldiers died here and were buried in Elmwood Cemetery. Elmwood contains the graves of 285 Confederate veterans.

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He actively sought mill workers, and by the 1790s the population was over 1,000. The community was first called Pack Horse Ford. Shepherd was granted a charter for the town of Mecklenburg in 1762. In 1798, the town's name was changed to Shepherd's Town to honor the founder. Just down river was Boteler's Cement Mill.

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A Brief History of Shepherdstown. Colonial settlers began their migration into the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley in the early 1700s. Many crossed the Potomac River at Pack Horse Ford, about one mile downriver from …

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The property contains structures from an 1829 Cement Mill that was the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in Jefferson County and is also part of the site of the 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown. The structures include the ruins of the mill, six kilns on the bank of the river, a large kiln south of River Road and the remnants of an office building.

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Check out the cement mill ruins just west of the corner of River & Trough Roads. This is also the Packhorse Ford location. After the battle of Sharpsburg, the Feds tried to chase the Rebels by crossing the Potomac but didn't get too far. …

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Kirby's Custom Concrete offers free estimates to Spring Mills, WV, and the surrounding areas. Call us today at (304) 274-2759 to see how we can transform your home or business with our custom concrete services. We also provide financing options for our clients.

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Shepherdstown is a town in Jefferson County, West ia, USA, located along the Potomac River.It is arguably the oldest town in the state, chartered in 1762 by Colonial ia 's General Assembly. This status is contested only by Romney, which was chartered in the same year.. The town's population was 1,734 at the 2010 United States Census.The town is home to …

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Cement was packaged into barrels and sacks and shipped downstream by both the C&O Canal and the B&O Railroad. The mill changed owners in 1863, and was renamed the "Round Top Hydraulic Cement Company." It continued as a booming industry, averaging 2,100 barrels of hydraulic cement per week, making it one of Washington County's most profitable ...

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Mills Group Shepherdstown Office Grand Opening. Thursday, October 28, 2021 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT. Mills Group. Mills Group, LLC.

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Title: Shepherdstown Cement Mill, River Road, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV Creator(s): Historic American Engineering Record, creator Related Names: O'Connell, Kristen, transmitter Kemp, E L, photographer Maddex, Lee, photographer Date Created/Published: Documentation compiled after 1968

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The WVU Medicine Shepherdstown Medical Office Building provides a wide range of primary and specialty care services for the entire family. This 9,150-square-foot facility is located off Route 45 West. Lab and x-ray services are also available at this location.

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The mill stood throughout the war and Union soldiers crossed at its dam and used the buildings for shelter during the Battle of Shepherdstown. Follow the coordinates towards gz and you will most certainly spot what caught my attention in the first place. This kiln was one of the largest of the cement mill.

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