Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
John Brown Scaffold
Erected 1932 by Jefferson County Historical Society of West Virginia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 39° 17.147′ N, 77° 51.388′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Samuel Street and Hunter Street, on the left when traveling south on S. Samuel Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Brown Hanging Site (here, next to this marker); Site of the Execution of John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Washington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Upshur Manning (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Turner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sergeant Littleton Tazewell CordellHappy Retreat (approx. Ό mile away); Etter Hall (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,301 times since then and 219 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on April 13, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 5. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.