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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Office of Charles Washington

1738 - 1799

— Founder of Charles Town, WV —

 
 
Office of Charles Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 15, 2019
1. Office of Charles Washington Marker
Inscription.  From this one-room office Charles Washington, brother of George Washington, sold lots in the City of Charles Town which he founded in 1786.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1786.
 
Location. 39° 17.332′ N, 77° 51.763′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North Lawrence Street south of West Liberty Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 North Lawrence Street, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martin Robison Delany (a few steps from this marker); John Thomas Marker (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Town Schools (about 700 feet away); Old Stone House / Star Lodge No. 1 (about 700 feet away); Charles Washington Hall (about 700 feet away); Williams House (about 700 feet away); New Central Restaurant (about 700 feet away); A Brief History of the Old Presbyterian Church in Charles Town (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
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Office of Charles Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 15, 2019
2. Office of Charles Washington Marker
 
 
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 222 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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