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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Kearneysville in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Cedar Lawn

 
 
Cedar Lawn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. Cedar Lawn Marker
Inscription.  1½ mi. S is 1825 home of John T. A. Washington, a great nephew of the 1st president. Land part of "Harewood" plot of Sam’l Washington, a brother of George. Original site of 1780 home "Berry Hill."
 
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 39° 18.232′ N, 77° 55.371′ W. Marker is near Kearneysville, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) and Earle Road on Middleway Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8168 Middleway Pike, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cameron's Depot (a few steps from this marker); Harewood (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Locust Hill" (approx. ¾ mile away); Richwood Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Locust Hill
Cedar Lawn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
2. Cedar Lawn Marker
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 3.1 miles away); "Prato Rio" (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearneysville.
 
Also see . . .  The Washingtons of Jefferson County. By John Augustine Washington, family historian. (Submitted on July 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.) 
 
Cedar Lawn Title On Pillar At Driveway Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2020
3. Cedar Lawn Title On Pillar At Driveway Entrance
Cedar Lawn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2020
4. Cedar Lawn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,119 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on November 7, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   4. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022