Moving To Shepherdstown
Your Ultimate Guide
Shepherdstown retains the ambiance of an earlier time, but local folks are not content to live in a museum. They make the most of the town’s historic heritage, preserving the old buildings by adapting them to new uses, including many shops, restaurants, and venues for artists, craftsmen, and musicians. Shepherd University’s rich program of cultural events, including an innovative summer festival of contemporary plays, adds to the attraction that makes the town a tourist destination.
The New York Times named CATF as one of America’s 50 essential summer festivals. “Shepherdstown is the oldest town in West Virginia doing the newest plays in America,” said Ed Herendeen, founder and producing director of the festival