Near Aldridge in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1974 by the West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 39° 17.532′ N, 77° 55.218′ W. Marker is near Aldridge, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Earle Road (County Route 51/1) south of Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Locust Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harewood Cameron's Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cedar Lawn (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named "Locust Hill" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel (approx. 1˝ miles away); Washington's Land (approx. 2.7 miles away); Brownfields to Greenfields (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldridge.
Also see . . .
1. The Washingtons of Jefferson County. By John Augustine Washington, family historian. (Submitted on July 28, 2007.)
2. Richwood Hall. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Includes written description of the property and some history on the owners and of the Civil War battle fought nearby. (Submitted on July 28, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,260 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 28, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 2. submitted on July 28, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on July 28, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 4. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 5. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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