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Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

John Donovan / Andrew Pearce / Andrew Pearce

Lot #126 / Lot #125 / Lot #124

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
1. John Donovan / Andrew Pearce / Andrew Pearce Marker
Inscription.  
John Donovan
Lot #126

John Donovan, a tavern keeper in Hancock, Maryland. A theatre was built on this lot in about 1777. "Well constructed" was the way a New Englander described the playhouse when he visited Bath in 1787.

Lot #126: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to John Donovan, 1777.

Andrew Pearce
Lot #125

Andrew Pearce of Bath, who the same day purchased Lots #124 and #122. Lots #124 and #125 were sold to Alpheus Gustin in 1782.

Lot #125: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Andrew Pearce, August 25, 1777.

Andrew Pearce
Lot #124

Andrew Pearce of Bath, who the same day purchased Lots #125 and #122. Lots #124 and #125 were sold to Alpheus Gustin in 1782.

Lot #124: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Andrew Pearce, August 25, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
John Donovan / Andrew Pearce / Andrew Pearce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
2. John Donovan / Andrew Pearce / Andrew Pearce Marker
Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series list.
 
Location. 39° 37.752′ N, 78° 13.535′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Union Street just east of North Washington Street (U.S. 522), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Union St, Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judiah Higgins (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Solomon Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Brown (about 300 feet away); Thomas Ayers (about 400 feet away); George Dick (about 400 feet away); Henry Whiting (about 400 feet away); Bath Historic District (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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