|Just in time for its 100th anniversary next year, the Maryland Theater is set to reopen any day now, as its $2 million renovation project continues to inch toward completion.According to a Your4State.com article published on September 8, Hagerstown, Md.’s premier tourist draw, a historic theater built in 1915, received a plaster restoration and much-needed heating and air conditioning repairs.
The Maryland Theater’s ornate, Neoclassical-influenced interior is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and also boasts a fully-restored Wurlitzer theatre organ.
In addition to the newly-restored “crown jewel” of Washington County that puts on a variety of musical and theatrical performances, Hagerstown’s downtown area boasts an array of other attractions that will satisfy all age groups and interests.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is also located near Hagerstown, and evokes the canal era of U.S. transportation in the early 19th century. The park has two locations where you can take a mule-drawn boat ride down the canal with historical re-enactors serving as your guide — making it an exciting and educational experience for kids.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park also boasts a diverse array of flora and fauna and miles of pathways that are perfect for walking, jogging and biking — perfect for any nature lover.
Interested in visiting Hagerstown from out of state? Your best transport option might just be a charter bus, as they boast affordability as well as efficiency.
But no matter how you choose to travel to Hagerstown, you can be guaranteed that its culture and natural beauty will make your vacation one to remember.