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

Norbourne Parish Cemetery

South side of South Street

 

Established 1772

 
Norbourne Parish Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
1. Norbourne Parish Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Site of the original Trinity Episcopal Church, founded as part of the Church of England.
 
Location. 39° 27.167′ N, 77° 58.042′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on West South Street east of South Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the stone gate post at a cemetery entrance on West South Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. St. John's Catholic Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Belle Boyd Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old High School (about 700 feet away); Boydville (about 800 feet away); Old Berkeley County Jail (about 800 feet away); Old Worsted and Cassimere Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Adam Stephen (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Trinity Episcopal Church. Norborne Parish was formed in 1771
Norbourne Parish Cemetery Marker (<i>wide view; marker visible on right gate post</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
2. Norbourne Parish Cemetery Marker (wide view; marker visible on right gate post)
from old Frederick Parish and named for Norborne Berkeley, Lord Botetourt, a popular Royal Governor of Virginia. Originally it included the present counties of Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson. The first vestry included many who figured prominently in the Revolution and the settlement of the West, including Adam Stephen, Samuel Washington, Thomas Swearingen and Morgan Morgan, II. The first Trinity Church was built in 1776 and stood at the corner of South Street and Maple Avenue. (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Norbourne Parish Cemetery (<i>wide view looking west along West South Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
3. Norbourne Parish Cemetery (wide view looking west along West South Street)
Norbourne Parish Cemetery<br>(<i>west end view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
4. Norbourne Parish Cemetery
(west end view from near marker)
Present-day Trinity Episcopal Church<br>(<i>located three blocks north of this cemetery</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
5. Present-day Trinity Episcopal Church
(located three blocks north of this cemetery)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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