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

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

219 South Queen Street

 

— 1845-1860 —

 
St. Joseph's Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. St. Joseph's Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.  This Romanesque Revival Church was begin in 1845 and dedicated in 1860. George Whitson, local architect, designed the Greek portico with the Gothic spire in 1888.

[Bottom plaque]
Most Reverend Bernard Schmitt, D.D.
Designated
Saint Joseph Church, Martinsburg
as a
Site of Pilgrimage
in the
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
during
the Great Jubilee Year of 2000

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Martinsburg Historic Properties series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 39° 27.322′ N, 77° 57.855′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on South Queen Street (West Virginia Route 9) north of East John Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 South Queen Street, 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. Boarman House (within shouting distance of this marker); Avenue of Flags Monument (about 300 feet away, measured
St. Joseph's Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
2. St. Joseph's Catholic Church Marker
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in a direct line); Welcome to the City of Martinsburg (about 300 feet away); Civil War Martinsburg (about 300 feet away); Old Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); 224 - 226 West King Street (about 700 feet away); Old High School (about 700 feet away); First Electrified House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
St. Joseph's Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
3. St. Joseph's Catholic Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 2, 2022