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William Herbert / Dr. John Meade Travers

Lot #62 / Lot #61

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
1. William Herbert
Inscription.  
William Herbert
Lot #62

William Herbert of Alexandria, Va. Herbert, who was born in Ireland, became President of the Alexandria Bank established in 1798 and served as Mayor of Alexandria from 1808 to 1810. He was an honorary pallbearer for George Washington's funeral.

Lot #62: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to William Herbert, September 16, 1777.

Dr. John Meade Travers
Lot #61

Dr. John Meade Travers of Berkeley County. It was not built upon as required and was sold to Peregrin Fitzhugh of Washington County, Maryland.

Lot #61: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Dr. John Meade Travers, 1777.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 37.601′ N, 78° 13.666′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (West Virginia Route 522) and Fairfax Street, on the
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
2. Dr. John Meade Travers
right when traveling north on South Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 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. Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey (a few steps from this marker); Henry Whiting / Angus McDonald / Jane and Katherine Dalton / Angus McDonald (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Veteran's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Centennial Time Capsule (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle for Bath (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Conrad / Robert Rutherford (within shouting distance of this marker); Campaign in the Snow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 12, 2018
3. William Herbert, Dr. John Meade Travers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 37 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.
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