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

Bolivar Methodist Church

 
 
Bolivar Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 22, 2007
1. Bolivar Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This church built in early 1840's was occupied by both Union and Confederate troops for military purposes during Civil War.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 19.545′ N, 77° 44.916′ W. Marker is in Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Washington Street (Alternate U.S. 340) just east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1245 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Bolivar (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mayors of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pre Civil War Spring House (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Honor of Private Luke Quinn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Foundations of Freedom (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
Bolivar Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 22, 2007
2. Bolivar Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,166 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on October 14, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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