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Bunker Hill in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Morgan Morgan

 
 
Morgan Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 16, 2007
1. Morgan Morgan Marker
Inscription.  Morgan Morgan, a native of Wales, established his home at Bunker Hill before 1732, and was leader in Eastern Panhandle’s early development. His sons gave name to Morgantown, and fought in Indian and Revolutionary Wars.
 
Erected 1966 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 20.115′ N, 78° 3.186′ W. Marker is in Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Winchester Pike (U.S. 11) north of Old Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunker Hill WV 25413, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Morgan Acres" (here, next to this marker); Col. Morgan Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan Chapel
Morgan Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 16, 2007
2. Morgan Morgan Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Christ Church (approx. ¼ mile away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.4 miles away); Darkesville (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
More about this marker. The Eastern Panhandle refers to the West Virginia counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, Hampshire, Mineral, Grant, and Hardy. Pendleton County shows up on some maps as also being part of the Eastern Panhandle.

There is a parking area behind the marker.
 
View from Parking Area image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 16, 2007
3. View from Parking Area
This view towards the road shows this marker and the back of the Morgan Morgan Monument, which faces the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,090 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on June 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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