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Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

John Donovan

Lot #130

 
 
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By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
1. John Donovan Marker
Inscription.  John Donovan, a tavern keeper from Hancock, Maryland. He also purchased Lot #126, a site on which the town's first theater was built.

Lot #130: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to John Donovan [no recorded date].
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 37.792′ N, 78° 13.626′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilkes Street and Union Street (West Virginia Route 9), on the left when traveling north on Wilkes Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 271 Wilkes Street, Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Judiah Higgins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Dick (about 400 feet away); Robert Brown (about 500 feet away); Henry Whiting (about 600 feet away); Bath Historic District (about
John Donovan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
2. John Donovan Marker
600 feet away); James Elliott (about 700 feet away); Tannery vs Hotels (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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