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

Major General Adam Stephen

1718 - 1791

 

— Patriot – Legislator – Founder —

 
Major General Adam Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. Major General Adam Stephen Marker
Inscription.  He was commander of a division in the Revolution. Voted for the adoption of the federal constitution while a member of the Virginia Assembly. Granted 130 acres of land for the site of Martinsburg and was the first sheriff of Berkeley County.
 
Erected 1920 by County Court, through the efforts of William Henshaw Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 39° 26.992′ N, 77° 57.969′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on South Queen Street (West Virginia Route 9) north of Bulldog Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 627 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. Boydville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Belle Boyd Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Catholic Cemetery
Major General Adam Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Norbourne Parish Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old High School (approx. Ό mile away); Old Berkeley County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Worsted and Cassimere Mills (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Stone House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 18 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. 1, 2022