Built in 1872, the two-story Victorian brick building featured a livery stable on the first floor and an Opera house. Harlan Hall now serves as a community center with the second floor dedicated as the National Road Welcome Center.
More than 150 artists from across the United States as well as Canada, New Zealand, Scotland, England and Australia descended upon Marshall leaving behind 16 historic murals and a custom glass piece. Known as the “Walldogs,” the loose affiliation of sign painters, graphic artists and other talented individuals reunite annually to entertain and transform a community with their special brand of artistic interpretation, entertainment, and friendship.
Founded in 1975, the building houses historical records including family history, county births, deaths, marriages, war records, census records and cemetery records. Open Thursday through Saturday 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Gaslight Art Colony is dedicated to broadening an appreciation of the arts by providing opportunities that promote awareness, participation, and understanding through fine arts exhibitions, classes and workshops. The gallery features individual artists monthly with showings of the artist’s work on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 6 – 9 p.m.
In an area once known as Calvert Hallow, this bridge was built by Army engineers over a century ago as part of the National Road. Each stone was shaped by hand and no mortar or concrete was used. The stones were clamped together with keys to prevent slipping.