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

Henry Whiting

Lot #96

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
1. Henry Whiting Marker
Inscription.  Henry Whiting of Bath, a cousin of George Washington, who bought five lots the same day. He sold this one the following year to Robert Adams of Alexandria, Va. By 1798 his father-in-law, Col. John Carlyle of Alexandria, Va., owned all the lots purchased originally by Whiting.

Lot #96: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Henry Whiting, September 16, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1777.
 
Location. 39° 37.702′ N, 78° 13.593′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on North Washington Street (Route 522) south of Independence Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 North Washington 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. Bath Historic District (here, next to this marker); Robert Brown (a few steps from this marker); Solomon Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); George Dick
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tannery vs Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker); James Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Industrial North End (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 88 times since then and 5 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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