Shenandoah Junction in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General William Darke
Dedicated October 9, 1988, in ceremony, by the Honorable John O. Marsh, Jr., Secretary of the Army; Ms. Ann Mills Griffiths, executive director of the National League of Families; Dr. Norbert C. Peil, pastor of the Elk Branch Presbyterian Church; and Reverend Charles J. Cathcart, pastor of the New Street United Methodist Church.
Location. 39° 21.803′ N, 77° 49.643′ W. Marker is in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Flowing Springs Road (County Route 17) and County Route 17/2, on the right when traveling south on Flowing Springs Road. Click for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named General William Darke (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duffields Depot Raid (about 500 feet away); Peter Burr House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Greenback Raid (approx. 2 miles away); "Travelers' Rest" (approx. 3.5 miles away); Col. Drake (approx. 3.6 miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 3.7 miles away); Assessing the Obstacle (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shenandoah Junction.
Also see . . . General William Darke. Short biographical article on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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