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Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R.

 
 
Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 5, 2017
1. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate their organization February 22, 1916 and preserve the original name of the town and river crossing of colonial days
 
Erected 1917 by Pack Horse Ford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1916.
 
Location. 39° 25.845′ N, 77° 48.356′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of German Street (West Virginia Route 230) and King Street, on the left when traveling west on German Street. The building is used as the public library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East German Street, Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Revolutionary War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Moulder Hall (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial
Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 5, 2017
2. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker
On wall of public library, former I.O.O.F. Hall
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(a few steps from this marker); Shepherd State Teachers College (a few steps from this marker); Shepherdstown (a few steps from this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (a few steps from this marker); R.D. Shepherds Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. (Submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Shepherdstown WV. (Submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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