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

Robert Throckmorton, Jr.

Lot #26

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
1. Robert Throckmorton, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Robert Throckmorton, Jr., of Berkeley County. The lot was purchased in 1858 by David Hunter Strother, who recorded much of the early history of Bath. Strother was an artist and writer who used the pen name "Porte Crayon".

Lot #26: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Robert Throckmorton, Jr., August 25, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & 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 August 25, 1777.
 
Location. 39° 37.51′ N, 78° 13.752′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on South Washington Street (U.S. 522) south of Market Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 South 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. Charles Carroll (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry Dorsey Gough (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Charles Carroll (within
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
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shouting distance of this marker); Robert Carter Willis (within shouting distance of this marker); Sam Purviance / George Irwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Center of Hospitality (within shouting distance of this marker); A Winter Refuge (within shouting distance of this marker); Windel Freshour (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 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 9 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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