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

McMurran Hall

 
 
McMurran Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. McMurran Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Joseph McMurran
Founder and First Principal
Shepherd College
1872 - 1883

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 39° 25.86′ N, 77° 48.323′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on East German Street (West Virginia Route 230) just east of North King Street (County Road 480/2), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E German St, Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. R.D. Shepherds Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Shepherdstown (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Shepherd State Teachers College (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this
McMurran Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2020
2. McMurran Hall
Marker can be seen between the two columns on the right.
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marker); Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on March 15, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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May. 23, 2022