Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Norbourne Parish Cemetery
South side of South Street
— Established 1772 —
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Martinsburg Historic Properties series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
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 Charles Faulkner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Adam Stephen (approx. 0.2 miles 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 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.