Boonsboro Reflections: Over the Mountain

Boonsboro Reflections: Over the Mountain

Folger McKinsey was known as the Bentztown Bard when he served as columnist, writer and poet for the Baltimore Sun.  A protégé and friend of Walt Whitman, McKinsey contributed his “Good Morning” column to The Sun five days a week from 1906 to 1948.  He was eulogized...
Boonsboro Reflections: Shafer Park

Boonsboro Reflections: Shafer Park

Shafer Park is a lasting tribute to the vision of Boonsboro’s leaders and the generosity and commitment of its citizens. In the 1930’s, Mayor John Hershberger noted that the “homecoming week” (perhaps the precursor to Boonsborough Days) created an “inconvenience and...