Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
“Oh Shenandoah, I Long to See You!”
This “community pride project” is an attempt to preserve the Apple Capital city and surrounding areas of our Southern and Shenandoah Valley heritage. May God bless our endeavors.
Location. 39° 27.451′ N, 77° 58.278′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on West King Street east of Winchester Avenue (Business U.S. 11), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. It is just west of the railroad tracks. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sumner-Ramer Memorial School (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. R. Clifford (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile Martinsburg / Berkeley Riflemen (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Federal Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Martinsburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Avenue of Flags Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Belle Boyd Home (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Martinsburg.
More about this marker. The apple-shaped time capsule, painted red, stands perhaps ten feet tall. It is across the tracks from the newly restored Richarsonian-Romanesque style former Cumberland Valley Railroad station, now the offices of Alpha Associates, a civil engineering firm.
Also see . . . Oh Shenandoah Sound Clip. Listen to a stanza of this song on this web page. (Submitted on June 20, 2007.)