Near Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1974 by the West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Location. 39° 17.532′ N, 77° 55.218′ W. Marker is near Charles Town, 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. Cameron's Depot Engagement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Locust Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cedar Lawn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harewood (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel Washington's Land (approx. 2.7 miles away); White House Farm (approx. 3 miles away); African-American Schools in Charles Town, West Virginia (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
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.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 14 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, 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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