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

Charles Washington Hall

circa 1874

 

— City of Charles Town, 1786 —

 
Charles Washington Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 25, 2020
1. Charles Washington Hall Marker
Inscription.  Situated on one of the four corners laid out by Charles Washington. Dedicated for public use, the Hall has served as a market house, dance hall and restaurant.
 
Erected by The Charles Town Historic Landmarks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 17.351′ N, 77° 51.609′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North George Street (West Virginia Route 115) just north of West Washington Street (West Virginia Route 51), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Washington 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. New Central Restaurant (here, next to this marker); Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town (a few steps from this marker); Charles Washington's Town (a few steps from this marker); Two Treason Trials (a few steps from this
Charles Washington Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 25, 2020
2. Charles Washington Hall Marker
marker); The Trial of John Brown (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers of Jefferson County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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