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

Gerard House

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Gerard House Marker
Inscription.  Built by John Hays, 1743. Became home of Reverend David Gerard, who founded Gerrardstown in 1787. His father was Reverend John Gerard, the first Baptist Minister west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 22.178′ N, 78° 5.822′ W. Marker is in Gerrardstown, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Dominion Road 0.1 miles south of Gerrardstown Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerrardstown WV 25420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Creek Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gerrardstown (about 800 feet away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Christ Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Morgan Chapel (approx. 3.3 miles away); Col. Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.3 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gerrardstown.
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Gerard House
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Gerard House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
3. Gerard House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,827 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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