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

Centennial Time Capsule

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Centennial Time Capsule Marker
Inscription.  This official West Virginia Centennial Time Capsule was dedicated October 12, 1963 as Morgan County's contribution to the State's Centennial celebration. It contains historical documents, personal messages to be distributed in 2063.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1845.
 
Location. 39° 37.6′ N, 78° 13.688′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 522 and Bath Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 522. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Whiting / Angus McDonald / Jane and Katherine Dalton / Angus McDonald (here, next to this marker); William Herbert / Dr. John Meade Travers (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey
The Centennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
2. The Centennial Time Capsule
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Bryan Fairfax, Thomas Bryan Martin, & George William Fairfax (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Court House Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Veteran's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle for Bath (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Jul. 28, 2021