The Webb-Blessing House Restoration Project

The Webb-Blessing House consists of two homes that were adjoined in the 19th century.  This unique structure, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, played a significant role in Charles Town’s history.  The lot is on East North

Posted in Community

A black college closed in 1955, but its fading alumni fight to pass on a legacy

(Courtesy of the Washington Post) William Vollin remembers first climbing the hill to Storer College in 1947. He was 16, a black kid on scholarship who arrived at Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with a change of clothing in a paper sack.

Posted in Community, News Articles