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

Samuel Washington

Lot #42

 
 
Samuel Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 6, 2020
1. Samuel Washington Marker
Inscription.  Samuel was the brother of George Washington and one of the original 14 Trustees of the Town of Bath. In 1784, Throckmorton Washington sold Lot #15 to John Augustine Washington of Westmoreland County, Va. By 1798 it belong to George Washington's nephew Col. Warner Washington, who was also a Trustee of Bath.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Berkeley Springs, Town of Bath Lots series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location. 39° 37.57′ N, 78° 13.606′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Mercer Street and Fairfax Street (County Road 9/9), on the left when traveling south on South Mercer Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Gen. George Washington (a few steps from this marker); Lot owned by George Washington (a few steps from this marker); A Castle Built for Love (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also
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named Gen. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); James Muir (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Bush (within shouting distance of this marker); William Ramsey and James Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Language from the marker
The language was taken verbatim from the marker, notably the use of the word belong.
    — Submitted November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
Samuel Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 6, 2020
2. Samuel Washington Marker
 
 
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 128 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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