Falling Waters in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I, who gave a royal charter to Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore, 162. First settled at Saint Mary's City in 1634. It is one of the thirteen original colonies.
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Location. 39° 36.001′ N, 77° 50.046′ W. Marker is in Falling Waters, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Williamsport Pike (U.S. 11) east of Temple Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Temple Drive, Falling Waters WV 25419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Watkins' Ferry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Williamsport (approx. 0.3 miles away in C & O Canal Aqueduct (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Cushwa Basin/Williamsport (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Creating a National Park (was approx. 0.4 miles away in Maryland but has been reported missing. ); Life on the Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 0.4 miles away in Maryland).
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.