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

Hugh Walker

Lot #83

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. Hugh Walker Marker
Inscription.  
Hugh Walker, a merchant from middlesex County, Va., who bought Lots #77, #82, #93, #94, and part of #30 the same day. The trustees declared it forfeited in 1804 and, along with #82, deeded it to Valentine Dyche.

Lot #83, Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Hugh Walker, August 25, 1777.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series list.
 
Location. 39° 37.634′ N, 78° 13.553′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Congress Street just west of North Green Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Congress Street, 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. A different marker also named Hugh Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Blackbourne (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Conrad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Industrial North End
Hugh Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
2. Hugh Walker Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkeley Springs (about 300 feet away); William Ramsey and James Stuart (about 300 feet away); Thomas Ayers (about 400 feet away); James Smith (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Additional comments.
1. Capitalization on the marker
The uncapitalized version of middlesex has been used verbatim from the marker.
    — Submitted November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
 
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. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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