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

Adam Stephen House

309 East John Street

 

— 1774-1789 —

 
Adam Stephen House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. Adam Stephen House Marker
Inscription.  This structure was constructed of native limestone by Revolutionary War General Adam Stephen, founder of Martinsburg. Restored by the City of Martinsburg and the Adam Stephen Memorial Association, Inc.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Martinsburg Historic Properties series list.
 
Location. 39° 27.294′ N, 77° 57.605′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on East John Street east of South Water Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 East John 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. Adam Stephen House – 309 East John Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Triple Brick Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Triple Brick Building – 311-313 East John Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Adam Stephen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum
Adam Stephen House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
2. Adam Stephen House Marker
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(about 300 feet away); First Electrified House (about 500 feet away); Old Stone House (about 600 feet away); The Story of Two Bridges: The Colonnade Bridge and the East Burke Street Bridge (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Additional plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
3. Additional plaque on the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Sep. 30, 2022