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Historical Photos

Over the years, we've received many photos for contributors all across the country. Many will someday be the focus of stories, but until that time come, we thought you might enjoy seeing them ... if they bring back any memories, please share then with us!

(To see a larger version of the photos, simply click on it - you'll find you can see in the larger versions fascinating.)

Set 3 - Index of photos

Emmit House, 1863

The present Emmit House, formerly known as Black's Tavern, was a well known and well patronized old stand. After the death of Mrs. Black, her son, Jerry, took charge. Then followed Guthrie, Riddlemoser, Hoffman, Hoke, and Hoffman. In 1879 Samuel Smith bought the property and built the present Emmit House. Owners and hotel keepers since then have been Sutton, M. Hoke, Charles Wilson, M. Hoke again, Smith Musselman, Hemler, Breichner, Slagle, and Roberts. The present owner, Dr. D. L. Beegle acquired the building in 1935. In 1951 it was know as the 'Beegle Apartments.'  Note 'Cucumber Pump' in front of the building.

Emmit House ~ 1900

Emmit House ~ 1900

Emmit House - Then known as the Hotel Slagel ~ 1919
(Note Motter house on right under 'Hotel Slagel' sign)

Emmit House ~ 1909

Beagle Apartments ~ 1951

The Doughboy, fronting the Beegle Apts., was erected as a memorial to the men from the Emmitsburg District who served so gallantly in World War I.

Old St Mary's Church on the hill

Stony Branch School House ~ 1915

St. Joseph's College

Mountain Manor Motel

Index of photos: Set 4 of photos

Have an old photo of Emmitsburg area?
 If so, please contact us at history@emmitsburg.net and we'll
arrange to have it scanned and added to this collection.