Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Title:
Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Chrome

Description:
Shepherd College, founded in 1871, is situated along the south bank of the Potomac River. Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia, was founded in 1762. In the distance can be seen South Mountain part of the Appalachian chain extending from Maine to Georgia. The Potomac River divides West Virginia from Maryland along its entire course.


View of Shepherd College
Title:
View of Shepherd College
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
To the left is the Ella May Turner Residence Hall and at the right is the Mabel Henshaw Gardiner Residence Hall. The Shepherd College campus is situated on the banks of the beautiful Potomac River in historic Shepherdstown, W. Va., a typical college community.



Shepherd College State Normal School
Title:
Shepherd College State Normal School
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), White Border unused


Rumsey Monument and Bridge Over the Potomac River
Title:
Rumsey Monument and Bridge Over the Potomac River
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), White Border unused



Shepherd College
Title:
Shepherd College
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), White Border unused


Shepherd College Library
Title:
Shepherd College Library
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
C. H. Ruth The history of Shepherd College began when the County Seat of Jefferson County was moved from Shepherdstown to Charlestown in 1871. The people of Shepherdstown and vicinity decided to use the vacated court house for educational purposes and appointed Professor Joseph McMurran First Principal of the Institution, which opened September 2, 1871 as Shepherd College.



James Rumsey Monument, Potomac River and N. & W.R.R. Bridge
Title:
James Rumsey Monument, Potomac River and N. & W.R.R. Bridge
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1928 Aug-10


Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Title:
Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Shepherd College, founded in 1871, is situated along the south bank of the Potomac River in Shepherdstown, W. Va. The oldest town in W. Va., which was founded in 1762. In the distance can be seen South Mountain part of the Appalachian chain extending from Maine to Georgia. The Potomac River divides W. Va. from Maryland along its entire course



The Rumsey Monument
Title:
The Rumsey Monument
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), White Border unused

Description:
At this point, on the Potomac River, Ramsey, the inventor of the first steam propelled boat, made his experiments


Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Title:
Aerial View of Shepherd College and Potomac River
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Shepherd College, founded in 1871, is situated along the south bank of the Potomac River in Shepherdstown, W. Va. The oldest town in W. Va., which was founded in 1762. in the distance can be seen South Mountain part of the Appalachian chain extending from Maine to Georgia. The Potomac River divides W. Va. from Maryland along its entire course



Graded School Building
Title:
Graded School Building
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1909 Apr-12


Bird's Eye View of Town
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Town
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Divided Back



New Depot
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New Depot
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1918


M.E. Church South, Built 1868
Title:
M.E. Church South, Built 1868
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1945 May-12



Trinity Episcopal Church
Title:
Trinity Episcopal Church
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1940 Aug-24

Description:
Albertype Co


Greetings From Shepherd State Teachers College
Title:
Greetings From Shepherd State Teachers College
Shepherdstown West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Science Building, Miller Hall, Rumsey Hall, McMurran & Reynolds Halls. When James ruse propelled the first steamboat on the Potomac River at Shepherdstown on December 3, 1787, there was in existence here an Academy of higher learning. The present Shepherd College was founded September 1, 1871, with Joseph McMurran as its first Principal.





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