Save the date for the 2021 Waterford Fair! October 1 — 3

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE WATERFORD FOUNDATION.

Go to the Virtual Fair on Eventeny

21 08, 2018

Catoctin Presbyterian Church

By |2019-07-29T02:04:58+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

15565 High Street Waterford’s Presbyterians have a long history in the Waterford area. In 1760, Amos Thompson, a graduate of The College of New Jersey [now Princeton University], was sent by the New Brunswick Presbytery as a missionary to Virginia. [...]

21 08, 2018

Samuel Steer

By |2019-07-29T02:03:40+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

15483 Second Street In 1856 Waterford miller Samuel C. Means (1827-1884) purchased vacant lots 39 and 40 of Mahlon Janney’s 1814 subdivision. By January 1861, with war looming and busy with his mill on Main Street, Means sold the lots [...]

21 08, 2018

Livery Stable

By |2019-07-29T02:03:53+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

15483 Second Street The Livery Stable served the transportation needs of Waterford from at least 1851 to the mid-twentieth century, when it was converted first to an antique shop and, in the 1990s, a residence. The 1851 deed mentions the [...]

21 08, 2018

The Iron Store House

By |2019-07-29T02:03:18+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

40180 Main Street The ground floor of this home was built “as a ware-house” by Quaker John W. Williams (1771-1840) proprietor of a general store across the street, now the Waterford Post Office. Williams, one of the first four commissioners [...]

21 08, 2018

Pink House

By |2019-07-29T02:02:59+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

40174 Main Street In 1825, Lewis Klein opened this building as a tavern. He had purchased the lot from Quaker William Hough a decade earlier for $80. Like many of its neighbors on Main Street, it was designed for mixed [...]

21 08, 2018

Jacob Mendenhall

By |2018-08-31T17:26:38+00:00August 21st, 2018|Friday Homes, Homes|

15620 Second Street Quakers Jacob Mendenhall (1788-1822) and his wife, the former Beulah Thomas, were “received on certificate from Baltimore Monthly Meeting” in 1813. The couple immediately settled into their new village, buying two quarter-acre lots from the estate of [...]

21 08, 2018

Talbott’s Tavern

By |2018-08-31T17:27:20+00:00August 21st, 2018|Friday Homes, Homes|

40162 Main Street Talbott’s Tavern is part of what is informally called “Arch House Row.” These four residences have undergone considerable change since the early 19th century: Interior partitions have been  adjusted as families intermarried, sold and resold portions, or [...]

21 08, 2018

Janney-Phillips

By |2019-07-29T02:02:47+00:00August 21st, 2018|Homes|

40132 Bond Street Joseph Janney (c. 1740-about 1793), a Quaker merchant and near relative of Amos Janney, Waterford’s founder, built a log structure here between 1781 and 1784. When Janney moved to Strawberry Vale, his farm a few miles north [...]

Go to Top