2010 Landmarks Contest is under way

August 02, 2010
  • Clue 8 for the 2010 Landmarks Contest.

It's a safari adventure.

There are "animals" hidden in downtown Hagerstown, and we're asking our readers to track them down for The Herald-Mail's 14th annual Landmarks Contest.

All of the "animals" in question are not real but, instead, hidden in everyday signage, buildings and other stationary objects in downtown Hagerstown.

The most successful tracker to correctly identify all 10 clues will win $300 along with bragging rights.

How to enter

All of the clues are located within three blocks from the Public Square in downtown Hagerstown.

The clues are close-up photos of items within those blocks, with the animal theme in mind. For the contest, identify the location of the animals on the numbered entry blank provided in the Aug. 1 edition of the newspaper or Tt submit your entry online, click here . Identify clues by name or describe them so they can be identified.

Submit your completed entry - with your name, address and daytime phone number - in one of 5 ways:


o To submit your entry online, click here .

o E-mail it to">, with "Landmarks" in the subject line.

o Bring it to The Herald-Mail office, 100 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Write "Attention: Lifestyle" on your entry.

o Mail it care of Landmarks/Lifestyle to The Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

oFax it to 301-714-0245, attention: Landmarks.


Answers must be submitted to The Herald-Mail by 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20. The answers and the champ's name and photograph will be published Sunday, Aug. 29, in the Lifestyle section.

Also, the winner must be available to be photographed Tuesday, Aug. 24, or Wednesday, Aug. 25.

Rules and eligibility

Must include name, city where you live and daytime phone number.

To be eligible to win, you must live in Washington or Frederick counties in Maryland; Franklin or Fulton counties in Pennsylvania; or Berkeley, Jefferson or Morgan counties in West Virginia.

Employees of The Herald-Mail and their families are not eligible.

Only one entry is allowed per person.

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