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Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Adam Stephen

 
 
Gen. Adam Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
1. Gen. Adam Stephen Marker
Inscription. Here was home of General Adam Stephen, founder of Martinsburg and county's first sheriff. Was famous as fighter in French and Indian Wars, and as major general in the American Revolutionary War.
 
Erected 1966 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 27.261′ N, 77° 57.655′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on East John Street, on the right. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 E. John St., Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum (here, next to this marker); Avenue of Flags Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Martinsburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roundhouses and Shops / Railroad Strike of 1877 (approx. mile away); Site of Belle Boyd Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Berkeley Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boydville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Federal Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Adam Stephen's Life 1721 - 1791. (Submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Gen. Adam Stephen House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
2. Gen. Adam Stephen House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,383 times since then and 15 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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