HAGERSTOWN, MD — Washington County is known for its rich history. Located in the crossroads of the Civil War, it is home to South Mountain State Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, and the July 1863 Battle of Hagerstown. But Washington County also has a rich cultural scene.
Hagerstown’s Arts & Entertainment District is home to the Maryland Theatre which offers year-round performances and events, including Maryland Symphony Orchestra concerts. Hagerstown is also home to the Western Maryland Blues Fest. The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, located in scenic City Park, boasts an outstanding permanent collection with an active schedule of exhibitions, concerts , lectures, films, and special events for all ages.
Washington County has a long list of educational and recreational activities. Imagine relaxing in a canoe as it passes under historic Burnside Bridge at Antietam Battlefield and thinking back to nearly 150 years ago when the whole area was in the throes of the Civil War. This crossroads of the Civil War are filled with history and culture. So much so, that you will begin planning your next visit before the first one is over.
Washington County is home to great golf, upscale and outlet shopping, restaurants, museums, theater and superb hotel and meeting facilities. We love to host conventions and groups here!
For more information, please visit the Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2015 Greenbrier MTB Challenge Title Sponsor.