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

Charles Carroll

Lot #24

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
1. Charles Carroll Marker
Inscription.  Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence who outlived all the other 55 signers. One of the most illustrious men in Maryland history, he turned the first spadeful of dirt to begin the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on July 4, 1828. Carroll also owned Lot #25.

Lot #24: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Charles Carroll, 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 July 4, 1828.
 
Location. 39° 37.503′ N, 78° 13.719′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Market Street east of South Washington Street (U.S. 522), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 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. A different marker also named Charles Carroll (a few steps from this marker); Harry Dorsey Gough
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
2. Charles Carroll Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Hughes (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Yates (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Throckmorton, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Lloyd (within shouting distance of this marker); John Smith and John Philpot (within shouting distance of this marker); John Ridout (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 March 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 17 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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