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‘History in the Making’ through the Hill Top Hotel project


Attendees at the 2022 Jefferson County Tourism Summit, held May 18 at the Bavarian Inn, were given a long-awaited updated on the Hill Top Hotel project in Harpers Ferry.

Project Manager Laurel Ziemianski, who has worked on the hotel project since 2016, gave a slideshow highlighting the history of the hotel — from its creation in 1914 through the plans in place for the new facility expecting to come in 2024.
“It has been a long country road,” Ziemianski quipped when beginning to discuss the timeline of the project. “It has been six years for me and 15 for (property owners) Fred and Karen Schaufeld.

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