Near Charles Town 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
Location. 39° 18.217′ N, 77° 55.033′ W. Marker is near Charles Town, 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 mapTouch 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 (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); Johnsontown (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brownfields to Greenfields (approx. 3 miles away); Martin Robison Delany (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
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 January 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,272 times since then and 59 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?