The John Clinton Frye Western Maryland Room is located on the 3rd Floor at the Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library located at 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown.
You are invited to attend these free programs:
McCauley Lecture Series for 2014 - 2015
Program: "Early Hagerstown Photographers"
Presenter: Stephen Recker
Date/Time: October 6, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: "Battle of Falling Waters"
Presenter: George Franks
Date/Time: November 3, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: "The Marines Land at Harpers Ferry"
Presenter: Stephen Bockmiller
Date/Time: December 1, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: "Fords and Ferries on the Upper Potomac"
Presenter: Tim Snyder
Date/Time: January 5, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: "Slavery in Washington County"
Presenter: Emilie Amt
Date/Time: February 2, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: "The Hagerstown and Frederick Railroad"
Presenter: Randy Anderson
Date/Time: March 2, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
Snow Date - April 6, 2015
Check back for registration information soon!
Please call the Western Maryland Room for more information on these programs.
* * * Monthly Events * * *
The Washington County Genealogical Society meets in the Western Maryland Room on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:30p.m.
All are welcome! Bring your laptop to take advantage of free wi-fi. Meetings are informal. Topics are based on participant interest.
Questions about the WC Genalogical Society? Contact Carol Miller-Schultz at 301-791-2585.
|Hours of Operation (New Schedule)|
|Sunday & Monday: ||Closed
|Tuesday: ||1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: ||9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Saturday: ||10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed on Holidays – 2014 Holidays
Off street parking available.
John Frye, Historian & Curator
Elizabeth Howe, Librarian & Certified Archivist
Phone: 301-739-3250 x350
Friends of the Western Maryland Room
The Friends of the Western Maryland Room provide financial support for the publication of such books as:
Please call 301.739.3250 for more information on joining the Friends
- St. Mary’s Catholic Church Records 1818 – 1900
- Beaver Creek Evangelical Church Records 1844–1917
- Washington County Obituary Locator 1790-2003