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

First Electrified House

In Martinsburg, W. Va.

 
 
First Electrified House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. First Electrified House Marker
Inscription.  This home was provided with electric service in 1890 by the Edison Electric Illuminating Company, a predecessor of the Potomac Edison Company

Commemorated 3 December 1969
 
Erected 1969.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is December 3, 1969.
 
Location. 39° 27.273′ N, 77° 57.713′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of South Water Street and East John Street, on the right when traveling north on South Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 South Water 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. Old Stone House (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 (about 300 feet away); Old Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Triple Brick Building – 311-313 East John Street (about 400 feet
First Electrified House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
2. First Electrified House Marker
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away); Adam Stephen House – 309 East John Street (about 500 feet away); Adam Stephen House (about 500 feet away); Triple Brick Museum (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 4, 2022