Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
New Central Restaurant
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 39° 17.349′ N, 77° 51.606′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of North George Street (West Virginia Route 115) and Washington Street (West Virginia Route 51) on North George Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. Charles Washington Hall (here, next to this marker); The Trial of John Brown (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson County World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Two Treason Trials (within shouting distance of this marker); Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town Charles Washington's Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Town (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
More about this marker. Does this sign qualify for inclusion in this database of permanent outdoor historical markers? Strictly speaking, it doesn’t. It is not a permanent marker. It is a paperboard sign posted behind a locked glass frame. The building owner or tenant could replace it with an advertisement or restaurant menu any time her or she wishes to do so. But it has been here for a number of years and survived the restaurant named on its face, which has been replaced by Shu Chen’s Chinese Restaurant. And the building, Charles Washington Hall, is historic and deserves a permanent historical marker. Then there’s the fact that the Editor of this website submitted it for publication. ...
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,586 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.