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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 Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
1. James Smith Marker
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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, and the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 25, 1777.
 
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);
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
2. James Smith Marker
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Frederick Conrad (within shouting distance of this marker); James Elliott (within shouting distance of this marker); Bath Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Whiting (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hugh Walker (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 November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   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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