Aldridge in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1932 by the Jefferson County Historical Society of West Virginia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists.
Location. 39° 18.217′ N, 77° 55.033′ W. Marker is in Aldridge, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) east of Earle Road (West Virginia Route 51/1). 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 Cameron's Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cedar Lawn (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Locust Hill" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richwood Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Locust Hill (approx. one mile away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel (approx. 1½ miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brownfields to Greenfields (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldridge.
More about this marker. This marker misspells Dolley Madison’s first name.
Also see . . .
1. The Washingtons of Jefferson County. By John Augustine Washington, family historian. (Submitted on July 29, 2007.)
2. Dolley Madison. (Submitted on July 29, 2007.)
3. Luis-Philippe of France. Luis-Philippe (1773–1850), the last king to rule France, spent four years around 1796 in various states of the United States during his exile, which began in 1793 at 19 years of age. He returned to France in 1815 and became king in 1830. (Submitted on July 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,134 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 2. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 5. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of Samuel Washington’s gravesite • • Can you help?