Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer / Robert Townsen Hose
Lot #4, Lot #5
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, a personal friend of George Washington. Jenifer was elected to the Continental Congress in 1778 and was one of three Maryland statesmen who signed the U.S. Constitution. He also owned Lot #78.
Lot #4: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, 1777.
Robert Townsen Hose
Robert Townsen Hose, a merchant from Alexandria, Va. The lot was sold to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, a member of the Continental Congress, who also owned adjoining Lot #4 (see marker). Original site of David Hunter Strother house.
Lot #5: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Robert Townsen Hose, August, 1777.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1777.
Location. 39° 37.452′ N, 78° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 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. Frederick Duckwall, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Windel Freshour (within shouting distance of this marker); William Weathers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Barns (about 300 feet away); Robert Throckmorton, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Capt. John Swann (about 400 feet away); Charles Carroll (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Charles Carroll (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.