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

James Muir

Lot #60

 
 
James Muir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
1. James Muir Marker
Inscription.  James Muir, a merchant from Alexandria, Va. A listing of lot owners in 1798 shows it belonging to James Mercer, a member of the Continental Congress, who owned lot #43.

Lot #60: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to James Muir, 1777.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 37.587′ N, 78° 13.617′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfax Street and North Mercer Street, on the right when traveling east on Fairfax Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 522 Fairfax 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 Castle Built for Love (a few steps from this marker); Lot owned by George Washington (a few steps from this marker); William Ramsey and James Stuart (a few steps from this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker); Campaign in the Snow (within shouting distance
James Muir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
2. James Muir Marker
of this marker); Battle for Bath (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Veteran's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey (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 125 times since then and 20 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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