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Kearneysville in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Prato Rio”

 
 
"Prato Rio" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
1. "Prato Rio" Marker
Inscription. Home of General Charles Lee, built on land bought in 1774. Lee, colonel in British army, resigned his commission and joined the colonists after Battle of Lexington. On this estate, the U.S. Government maintains a fish hatchery.
 
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 20.826′ N, 77° 56.135′ W. Marker is in Kearneysville, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Kearneysville-Virginia Line Road half a mile west of Leestown Pike, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kearneysville WV 25430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Bower” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cedar Lawn (approx. 3.1 miles away); Harewood (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jefferson County / Berkeley County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Richwood Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away); "Travelers' Rest" (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Greenback Raid (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kearneysville.
 
Also see . . .  Gen. Charles Lee - US Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. AnimalsMilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Prato Rio image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
2. Prato Rio
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,660 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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