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

Gerrardstown

 
 
Gerrardstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Gerrardstown Marker
Inscription. Established as a town, 1787. Named for John Gerrard, first pastor of Mill Creek Baptist Church, which was organized by early settlers about 1743. The congregation reorganized after Indian hostilities during the French and Indian War.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 22.301′ N, 78° 5.791′ W. Marker is in Gerrardstown, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Gerrardstown Rd. (West Virginia Route 51) 0.1 miles east of Reunion Corner Rd., on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerrardstown WV 25420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gerard House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mill Creek Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Col. Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.4 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.4 miles away); "Morgan Acres" (approx. 3.4 miles away); Darkesville (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gerrardstown.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Native AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Gerrardstown United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Gerrardstown United Methodist Church
Marker is across from church.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then and 16 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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