Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
In Honor of James Rumsey
Erected by the State of West Virginia under the auspices of the Rumseyan Society, A.D. 1915
Erected by State of West Virginia / Rumseyan Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1936.
Location. 39° 25.972′ N, 77° 47.923′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Rumsey Monument Road, on the right. Located in Rumsey Monument Park, overlooking the Potomac River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterfront Commerce and the Mecklenburg Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blackford's Ford (approx. ¼ mile away in Maryland); Shepherdstown The Puffinbarger House (approx. ¼ mile away); Lutheran Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); A View into the Past (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Reformed Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); River Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,605 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.