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

Christ Church

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.  
First Episcopal Church
in
West Virginia
Established 1740 by
Col. Morgan Morgan
known as
Morgan's Chapel
Present building 1851

 
Erected by W. Va. Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1740.
 
Location. 39° 20.028′ N, 78° 3.435′ W. Marker is near Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Runnymead Road, 0.4 miles west of U.S. 11, on the right when traveling west. 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. A different marker also named Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); Morgan Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Col. Morgan Morgan (approx. Ό mile away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. half a mile away); Gettysburg Campaign
Christ Church - Morgan's Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Christ Church - Morgan's Chapel
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cool Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Zacquill Morgan House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Bunker Hill, West Virginia. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Christ Church Gravestone of Morgan Morgan and wife image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Amanda L. Beck, March 18, 2009
3. Christ Church Gravestone of Morgan Morgan and wife
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Amanda L. Beck, March 18, 2009
4. Christ Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,545 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2009, by Amanda L. Beck of Inwood, West Virginia.

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Aug. 19, 2022