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

“Morgan Acres”

 
 
"Morgan Acres" Marker, Bunker Hill, WV image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 11, 2012
1. "Morgan Acres" Marker, Bunker Hill, WV
Inscription. Two miles west is the site of the first house in present West Virginia. It was built by Col. Morgan Morgan who came from Delaware in 1726. It was destroyed and the one now there was built in 1800 by another Morgan.
 
Erected 1965 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 20.115′ N, 78° 3.186′ W. Marker is in Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Winchester Pike (U.S. 11) north of Old Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan Morgan (here, next to this marker); Col. Morgan Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (approx. mile away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.4 miles away); Darkesville (approx. 2.7 miles away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); West Virginia / Frederick County (approx. 3.2 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
"Morgan Acres" Marker next to Morgan Morgan marker. image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 11, 2012
2. "Morgan Acres" Marker next to Morgan Morgan marker.
U.S. Route 11 in Bunker Hill, WV seen in the background, base of Col. Morgan monument on the right.
"Morgan Acres" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 11, 2012
3. "Morgan Acres" Marker
Morgan Morgan marker next to "Morgan Acres" and parking area for markers and monument in the background on the left.
"Morgan Acres" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 11, 2012
4. "Morgan Acres" Marker
Grouped with Morgan Morgan marker and the Col. Morgan Morgan monument at the site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 595 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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