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R.M. Hays and Bros. photographs (- R.M. Hays & Bros. store)

Hagerstown,  West Washington Street. R.M. Hays store Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


The store on West Washington Street was next door to the Baldwin Hotel. On the right of the photograph is a restaurant selling "OYSTERS IN ALL STYLES". In the top floor of the Hays building is the Columbia College, a Business School.

In the facade on the corner of the Hays building is a globe with the same lettering as used by the Globe newspapers that R.M. Hays' brother, Ira, ran for 35 years. There is no other sign of the newspaper publishing company although it was run through the R.M. Hays store.



Ellen DiBiase & Lewis Mountcastle

The Globe was the name of an inn on the site that later became the Washington and later Baldwin House.

after 1888

Collection Location:
Hagerstown, Maryland

Original Size:
26 x 21 cms

Washington County (Md.)--History--Pictorial works; Hagerstown (Md.)--History--Pictorial works; 1863 - 1920

Washington County (Md.), 1863 - 1920

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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