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

James Smith

Lot #86

 
 
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By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
1. James Smith Marker
Inscription.  James Smith of York, Pa., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was a member of the Continental congress and a Brigadier General in the Pennsylvania militia. Smith was a leader in the Pennsylvania black country from the outbreak of trouble with the British.

Lot #86: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to James Smith, August 25, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
 
Location. 39° 37.671′ N, 78° 13.615′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on North Washington Street (U.S. 522) north of Congress Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Congress 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. Tannery vs Hotels (a few steps from this marker); Berkeley Springs (a few steps from this marker); James Elliott (within
James Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
2. James Smith Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Bath Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Whiting (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Brown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Dick (about 300 feet away); Frederick Conrad / Robert Rutherford (about 400 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 89 times since then and 12 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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