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

Hugh Walker

Lot #77

 
 
Hugh Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
1. Hugh Walker Marker
Inscription.  
Hugh Walker, a merchant from Middlesex County, Va., and one of the largest landowners in the original town. He also owned Lots #82, #82, #84, #93 and #94, and was part-owner of Lots #20 and #30.

Lot #77, Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Hugh Walker, August 25, 1777.
 
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.
 
Location. 39° 37.648′ N, 78° 13.65′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on North Washington Street (U.S. 522) just south of Congress Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 N Washington 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. Richard Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); Streetscapes Goes Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Conrad / Robert Rutherford (within shouting distance of this marker); James Elliott
Hugh Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 6, 2020
2. Hugh Walker Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Conrad (within shouting distance of this marker); James Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Additional comments.
1. Language from the marker
The language has been taken verbatim from the marker, notably listing Lot #82 twice and the phrasing on 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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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