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

Morgan Cabin

 
 
Morgan Cabin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Morgan Cabin Marker
Inscription. Originally built 1731-34 as second home of Morgan Morgan-first white settler in West Virginia. Rebuilt with some of original logs in 1976 as a State and County Bicentennial project. It was here during the Revolution that James Morgan, the grandson of Col. Morgan Morgan was shot and killed by a group of Tories. Since then, this area has been known as Torytown.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 19.904′ N, 78° 6.319′ W. Marker is in Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Runneymead Road half a mile west of Goldmiller Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunker Hill WV 25413, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mill Creek Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gerard House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gerrardstown (approx. 2.8 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 2.8 miles away); "Morgan Acres" (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .
Morgan Cabin Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Morgan Cabin
 Morgan Morgan - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Plaque on Morgan Cabin Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
3. Plaque on Morgan Cabin
A Berkeley County Historic Landmark
 

 
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