Shepherd Grade Road
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Popodicon, the Southern mansion style home of Shepherd College's presidential families, is a highlight of the Shepherdstown community and is rich in history, charm, and beauty. Located on Shepherd Grade Road, Popodicon is surrounded by 126 acres of rolling land, including stately lawns and formal gardens. The estate's history goes back to 1879 when Henry W. Potts, a civil engineer, came to Shepherdstown to lay out a section of the valley branch of the Norfolk and Western Railroad.