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

William Ramsey and James Stuart

Lot #67

 
 
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By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
1. William Ramsey and James Stuart Marker
Inscription.  William Ramsey and James Stuart, both of Alexandria, Va. Ramsey was one of the trustees for the City of Alexandria and owned the first house built there after the sale of town lots in 1749. He married Ann McCarty Ball, a cousin of George Washington.

Lot #67: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to William Ramsey & James Stuart, August 25, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & 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° 37.597′ N, 78° 13.608′ 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: 77 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. James Muir (a few steps from this marker); Lot owned by George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); A Castle Built for Love (within shouting
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By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
2. William Ramsey and James Stuart Marker
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distance of this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker); Campaign in the Snow (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle for Bath (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Veteran's Monument (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 120 times since then and 7 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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