Charles Town Jockey Club, Inc.
Title:
Charles Town Jockey Club, Inc.
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1949 Feb-4

Description:
This track constructed in the fall of 1933 and operated by the Shenandoah Valley Jockey Club. In the fall of 1933 and Spring Meeting of 1934, since which time it has been operated by the Charles Town Jockey Club Inc. This track is a 3/4 mile oval located in the north most end of the Shenandoah Valley, 60 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles west of Frederick, Maryland on route #340, in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. It is a modern plant in every respect and of Spanish Design and in its beautiful setting overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and directly facing the picturesque Harper's Ferry Gap, and in close proximity to the famous Virginia thoroughbred breeding center. Two meetings are held annual, May and December of each year.


The Turf Motel
Title:
The Turf Motel
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused



Charles Town Jockey Club
Title:
Charles Town Jockey Club
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1943 Dec-5


Shenandoah Downs
Title:
Shenandoah Downs
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome



Town House Motor Lodge and Restaurant
Title:
Town House Motor Lodge and Restaurant
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
60 Spacious Units - AAA Approved - Swimming Pool, Phones, T.V., Wall to Wall Carpeting, 180 Seat Dining Room, Banquet Room. Opposite Charles Town Race Tracks on U.S. 340 East.


Charles Town Race Track
Title:
Charles Town Race Track
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused



Shenandoah Downs
Title:
Shenandoah Downs
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
A multi-million dollar track offering thoroughbred racing in America's most spectacular setting. Two meets yearly. Spring and Fall. Home of the Tri-State Futurity.


Charles Washington Hall
Title:
Charles Washington Hall
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused



High School
Title:
High School
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), White Border unused

Description:
New Charles Town District High School erected in 1929. Of colonial architecture, the building is one of the most beautiful in the Shenandoah Valley. It is nearly three hundred feet in length. Tichnor Quality Views


Hotel Thomas Jefferson
Title:
Hotel Thomas Jefferson
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), White Border unused

Description:
One of the most modern hostelries in the Shenandoah Valley. The hotel is under efficient management and is equipped with every modern convenience. It is noted for its fine cuisine and elegant table. Many tourists make a point of stopping there whenever they are within striking distance of Charles Town. Tichnor Quality Views



Shenandoah Downs
Title:
Shenandoah Downs
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
A Multimillion Dollar Track offering Thoroughbred Racing in America's Most Spectacular Setting. Running Nightly in 1965 from March 26 thru June 19 and from August 9 thru October 2. Dexter Press, Inc.


County Jail in which John Brown was Confined
Title:
County Jail in which John Brown was Confined
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Aug-22



Court House in which John Brown Was Sentenced
Title:
Court House in which John Brown Was Sentenced
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM Jun-19


Zion Episcopal Church
Title:
Zion Episcopal Church
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jul-26



Claymont Court
Title:
Claymont Court
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused


Charles Washington Hall
Title:
Charles Washington Hall
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1955

Description:
Charles Washington Memorial Hall located on one of the four corners, donated by Charles Washington, bro. of General George Washington.



Claymont Court, Charles Town, W. VA.
Title:
Claymont Court, Charles Town, W. VA.
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Claymont Court, Charles Town, W. VA. was built in 1820 by Bushrod C. Washington, great nephew of George Washington. Recently restored home of R. J. Funkhouser.


Harewood
Title:
Harewood
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused



"Claymount," Built about 1820 by Grand Nephew of Gen. George Washington
Title:
"Claymount," Built about 1820 by Grand Nephew of Gen. George Washington
Charleston West Virginia (WV), Divided Back

Description:
Recent Home of Frank Stockton


Famous Jefferson County Court House
Title:
Famous Jefferson County Court House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
In this courthouse on December 2, 1859 John Brown was sentenced to be hanged for his treasonous raid on the arsenal in Harpers Ferry. The courthouse stands on land given by Charles Washington, the brother of George Washington, after whom the city was named



High School, Charles Town, W. VA
Title:
High School, Charles Town, W. VA
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), White Border unused

Description:
The new Charles Town district High School erected in 1929. Of colonial architecture, the building in one of the most beautiful in the Shenandoah Valley. It is nearly three hundred feet in height


Courthouse
Title:
Courthouse
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Court House at Charlestown, W. Va. (then Virginia), where John Brown was tried and convicted on Npv. 2, 1859. The scaffold on which Brown was executed was afterwards built into the porch of a house, bought by a Confederate soldier, still the owner. It was taken to Chicago and then brought to Washington. The Kansas State Historical Society will probably become its permanent owner."



Jail
Title:
Jail
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Charlestown is the county seat of Jefferson County, West Virginia (then Virginia), and on the Shenandoah Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio, about 10 miles southwest of Harper's Ferry. In 1859 it had a population of less than 1,500. about one third of whom were colored. It is surrounded by a fertile and beautiful country. The jail in which John Brown was confined and from which he was taken to execution has been rebuilt and modernized."


Famous Jefferson County Court House
Title:
Famous Jefferson County Court House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
It was in this court house on December 2, 1869 that John Brown was sentenced to be hanged for his treasonous raid on the Engine House at Harper's Ferry 8 miles distant. Jefferson County was named for Thomas Jefferson and was formed from Berkeley County in 1801. In early colonial times, Jefferson County was part of a vast territory which spread North & East from the Williamsburg seat of government in Virginia.



Court House
Title:
Court House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
This famous old landmark, located directly on the main highway, is the building in which John Brown, of Pre-Civil War Days, was tried and convicted. It is still used as the Jefferson County Court House.


Famous Jefferson County Court House
Title:
Famous Jefferson County Court House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
It was in this court house on December 2, 1869 that John Brown was sentenced to be hanged for his treasonous raid on the Engine House at Harper's Ferry 8 miles distant. Jefferson County was named for Thomas Jefferson and was formed from Berkeley County in 1801. In early colonial times, Jefferson County was part of a vast territory which spread North & East from the Williamsburg seat of government in Virginia.



Charles Town Race Track
Title:
Charles Town Race Track
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
This popular 3/4 mile track, with its beautiful surroundings is the home of the Charles Town Jockey Club.


Jefferson County Court House
Title:
Jefferson County Court House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Scene of the famous John Brown Treason Trail, Jefferson County Court House, Charles Town W. Va. Located at Charles Town, this building is historically famous for the treason trial of John Brown, following the insurrection at Harper's Ferry in 1859.



View from Lovers Leap
Title:
View from Lovers Leap
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jun-18


Gibson Residence on the spot where John Brown was Hanged
Title:
Gibson Residence on the spot where John Brown was Hanged
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jun-11

Description:
December 2, 1859



Day of Execution of John Brown
Title:
Day of Execution of John Brown
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jun-10


Execution of John Brown
Title:
Execution of John Brown
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Dec. 2, 1859 for treason and murder incident to Harpers Ferry antislavery raid



Shenandoah Downs
Title:
Shenandoah Downs
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
A multimillion dollar track offering thoroughbred racing in America's most spectacular setting. Running nightly in 1965 from March 26 thru June 19 and from August 9 thru October 2. Home of the Tri-State Futurity Dexter Press, Inc


Presbyterian Church and Manse, Charles Town, W. Va
Title:
Presbyterian Church and Manse, Charles Town, W. Va
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



Winter on the Shenandoah River
Title:
Winter on the Shenandoah River
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused


Charles Town Race Track
Title:
Charles Town Race Track
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1945 Jan-14

Description:
This now popular three-quarter mile track with its beautiful surroundings, is the home of the Charles Town Jockey Club and is located directly along U.S. 340 on the outskirts of the town. Two well attended meetings (May and December) are held each year



Gregory House
Title:
Gregory House
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), White Border unused

Description:
Located on the Shenandoah River 2½ miles East of Charles town, W. Va., on Route No. 9, specializing in Serving fine food in the manner of the old South. Open Daily Except Monday, for lunch and dinner. We cater to banquets and parties. Phone Charles town 40-F-32 for further information and reservation. Under the management of W. S. Leutbecher.


Charless Town, Jocky Club ,Inc
Title:
Charless Town, Jocky Club ,Inc
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
This tack contructed in the fall of 19933 and operated bynthe Shenandoah Valley Club.In the fall of 1933 and Spring Meeting of 1933 ,since which time it has been operated by the Charles Town Jocky Club Inc. This track is a 3/4 mile oval located in the north most ends of the Shenandoah Vally,60 miles north most ends of Washinton , D.C> and 26 miles west of the Frederrick ,Maryland on route #340 , in the Eastern Panhandle of the West Virgining .it is a morden plan in every respected and of Spanish Design and in this beautiful setting overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and direcly facting the picturesque Harper"s Ferry Gap ,and in close proximily to the famous Viragining throughbred breeding centre.Two meeting are held annually, May and December of each year.



R. J. Funkhouser's Claymont Court
Title:
R. J. Funkhouser's Claymont Court
Charles Town West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Home of R. J. Funkhouser, wealthy industrialist, Claymont Court, Charles town, W. Va. Is one of the most impressive show places of the section. It was built in 1820 by Bushrod C. Washington, great nephew of George Washington, and restored by Mr. Funkhouser several years ago.




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