Pass It On


Pass It On Photo Scanning

Pass It On Photo Scanning


Posted on Sep 1, 2017

Search those attics, basements and old photo albums! On October 15th from 1 to 5pm, the Boonsboro Historical Society will host a Pass It On event to scan in old photos or documents from Boonsboro residents.   We want to preserve them before they are lost or damaged and make them available on the Historical Society’s website for all to enjoy and learn from. Location: Boonsboro Community Life Center, 28 N Main Street, Boonsboro,...

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Edgar Green, born in 1912, grew up on a farm just outside of Boonsboro. His daughter, Luana, reads an account of his memories of farm life in the early -1900s.   Hog butchering, neighbors helping neighbors, and more. Listen by clicking the track below. On an iPad? If the track above doesn’t work, click here...

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Ruann Newcomer George, born 1945, talks about growing up in Boonsboro, places to shop and eat such as Warrenfeltz. Other things mentioned: Piano teachers Gladys Thomas and Hilda Clopper. Dr. Wade and Dr. Secondary. The Baby Contest held at the park in August of 1946 in which 25 local babies were entered. Her maternal grandfather Harry Smith, who built the house at 326 N. Main Street between 1917 and 1918 and then died soon afterward,...

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A reading by Barbara Crampton of her mother’s memories growing up in Boonsboro. Mary Coffman Crampton attended Boonsboro High School in 1928 and recalls school life, as well as the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) and it’s work in Boonsboro. The Cramptons lived off Young Ave from 1951 until 2004 when they moved. Listen by clicking the track below. On an iPad? If you can’t play the track above, click here...

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Recollections from Edgar Green, born in 1912, about the hotel in Boonsboro during the Depression. The hotel was also known as the Eagle Hotel (1877), Commercial Hotel (1897), and Mountain Glen Hotel (1922). Today, it is known as Inn BoonsBoro and is owned by author Nora...

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Reflections from Edgar Green (born in 1912, recollections gathered in 1992) Early Days of Edgar Green, born 1912 Well, it all started some years ago, August, 1912. I don’t remember much of that day, unlike my cousin (Mary Stone) who remembers it very well. She says she laid in the doctor’s black bag and ate pills. From 1912 to 1918, things are a bit hazy except going to Mt. Carmel Church every Sunday. How I hated afternoon service and...

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