Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Gen. Adam Stephen
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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
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 Triple Brick Museum (about 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 Steven. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 6, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,736 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.