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Hagerstown Historic Houses of Worship Tour

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Hagerstown Historic Houses of Worship Tour

December 26 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Welcome Worshipers” by Diane Crawford, 2018 photo contest winner

3:00-7:00 p.m.

(Snow date December 27).

This annual event is FREE and open to the public.

A wonderful opportunity to see the interiors of historic downtown Hagerstown houses of worship.  Learn about the architecture and ecumenical heritage from docents and guides.  Music, refreshments and local art will be featured at some locations.

This is a self-guided walking/driving tour and can be started and ended at the house of worship of your choice.  Parking is available at individual houses of worship in their lots and/or along the nearby streets as permitted.

The 5th annual Holiday Tour photo contest will take place with a $200 prize for best original photograph. Anyone may submit a photo taken during the 2019 tour for a chance to win.  Tour organizers are seeking pictures highlighting the beauty and architecture of the houses of worship. The winning original photograph will be commissioned by the tour organizers and will be used to create posters and promotional materials for the 2020 Tour.  Deadline for submissions is January 11, 2020.  For more information and to submit your entry visit the Washington County Arts Council website.

2019 Brochure and promotional flyer coming

Note:  The brochure is sized for 15 x 12 paper to be folded as a pocket brochure. However, it can be printed on 11 x 17 paper with good results.  Participating houses of worship will have a limited number of pre-printed, pre-folded glossy brochures to distribute.

Participating houses of worship:

Christ’s Reformed Church
130 W. Franklin Street

Congregation B’Nai Abraham
53 E. Baltimore Street

First Baptist Church
15 High Street

Grace United Methodist Church
712 W. Church Street

John Wesley United Methodist Church
129 N. Potomac Street

Otterbein United Methodist Church
108 E. Franklin Street

Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown
20 S. Prospect Street

St. John’s Episcopal Church
101 S. Prospect Street

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
141 S. Potomac Street

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
601 Washington Avenue

Trinity Lutheran Church
Potomac Street & Randolph Avenue

Washington Square United Methodist Church
538 Washington Avenue

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ
201 N. Potomac Street

The Miller House
135 W. Washington Street

This year’s tour is made possible through the generous support of:  Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, the Washington County Historical Society, the City of Hagerstown, and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

Questions regarding the tour can be directed to the Hagerstown Area Religious Council at 301-842-4272, this year’s tour organizer Pat Kelley at patakelly@aol.com, or Washington County Historical Society at 301-797-8782.

Details

Date:
December 26
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Holiday Houses of Worship Tour

This annual event is FREE and open to the public.A wonderful opportunity to see the interiors of historic downtown Hagerstown houses of worship. Learn about the architecture and ecumenical heritage from docents and guides. Music, refreshments and local art will be featured at some locations.This is a self-guided walking/driving tour and can be started and ended at the house of worship of your choice.

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