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Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of Colonel James Wood, Sr.

 
 
James Wood Sr. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 21, 2015
1. James Wood Sr.
Inscription.  
First Clerk of the Court
Frederick County, Virginia 1743
Founder of Winchester 1744

 
Erected by Virginia Society CDXVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 11.223′ N, 78° 10.702′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Amherst Street (U.S. 50) 0.1 miles west of Whittier Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of James Wood, Junior (here, next to this marker); Glen Burnie (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Glen Burnie (about 400 feet away); Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd (approx. 0.3 miles away); A "Malicious Design" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daniel Morgan House
Set of plaques on Glen Burnie image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
2. Set of plaques on Glen Burnie
(approx. half a mile away); Catherine B. Conrad (approx. half a mile away); Little-Holiday House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Glen Burnie image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
3. Glen Burnie
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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