Smithsburg, MD was founded in 1812 by Christopher “Stuffle” Smith. He purchased a plot of land formerly known as “part of Shadrack’s Lot.” The community’s development was directly influenced by factors such as migration paths, the railroad’s arrival, and advances in agricultural technology. By 1923, much of the existing village had been erected. Smithsburg was incorporated in 1846.
Just outside of Hagerstown, Maryland, the Smithsburg area is a very desirable and growing community. The Village Square Shopping Center is anchored by a Martin’s grocery store. The Horizon Goodwill donation center is at the rear of the shopping center. The donation doors are under an awning that includes the words ‘Donation’ and the ‘Smiling G’ Goodwill logo. An attendant will greet you and help to unload your items.