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Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Shepherd State Teachers College

 
 
Shepherd State Teachers College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 28, 2007
1. Shepherd State Teachers College Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1872 as a branch of the State normal school system. It was an outgrowth of the old Shepherd College. This is the site of early settlement made by Thomas Shepherd who built a fort here during Indian days.
 
Erected by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 39° 25.852′ N, 77° 48.343′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of German Street (West Virginia Route 230) and King Street (West Virginia Route 480), on the right when traveling west on German Street. 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. Shepherdstown (here, next to this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Revolutionary War Memorial
Shepherd State Teachers College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
2. Shepherd State Teachers College Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); R.D. Shepherds Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. (a few steps from this marker); Moulder Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 31, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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