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

Gen. Adam Stephen

 
 
Gen. Adam Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
1. Gen. Adam Stephen Marker
Inscription.  Here was home of General Adam Stephen, founder of Martinsburg and county's first sheriff. Was famous as fighter in French and Indian Wars, and as major general in the American Revolutionary War.
 
Erected 1966 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 27.261′ N, 77° 57.655′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on East John Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 E John St, Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum (here, next to this marker); Triple Brick Building – 311-313 East John Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Stephen House – 309 East John Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Triple Brick Museum (about
Gen. Adam Stephen House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, September 27, 2008
2. Gen. Adam Stephen House
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Electrified House (about 300 feet away); Old Stone House (about 300 feet away); Adam Stephen House (about 300 feet away); Old Methodist Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Adam Stephen's Life 1721 - 1791. (Submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,539 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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May. 29, 2020