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Hurley to speak on history of trains

By Staff | Jun 13, 2014

Shepherdstown native, owner of O’Hurley’s General Store, and master of Shepherdstown tales Jay Hurley will speak at the Shepherdstown Train Station on “Trains and Shepherdstown,” on June 25, at 7 p.m. The Train Station is located at 100 Audrey Egle Drive.

The talk is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Historic Shepherdstown, the Shepherdstown Train Station and the Jefferson County Historical Society are sponsoring the event.

“Trains and Shepherdstown” is the second in four planned talks scheduled as part of Historic Shepherdstown’s 2014 Speaker Series. Future talks will feature Dr. Keith Alexander on “History from the Ground Up: What Our Cemeteries Tell Us About Shepherdstown’s Past” on September 3 and Shepherdstown Historian Laureate Dr. Jim Price on “Strange As It Seems: Actual Happenings in Shepherdstown,” on October 23.

For further information, contact Cheryl Gregory at Historic Shepherdstown, 304-876-0910 or hsc1786@gmail.com.