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

Centennial Time Capsule

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Centennial Time Capsule Marker
Inscription. This official West Virginia Centennial Time Capsule was dedicated October 12, 1963 as Morgan County's contribution to the State's Centennial celebration. It contains historical documents, personal messages to be distributed in 2063.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 37.6′ N, 78° 13.688′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 522 and Bath Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 522. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Veteran's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle for Bath (within shouting distance of this marker); Campaign in the Snow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs Baths (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkeley Springs Sanitarium (about 300 feet away); Washington Heritage Trail (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Events
 
Centennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Centennial Time Capsule
West Virginia
Centennial Time Capsule

Dedicated October 12, 1963
To be opened June 20, 2063

A project of the Morgan County
Centennial Committee
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 13 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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