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Gen. George Washington

Lot #58

 
 
Gen. George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 23, 2022
1. Gen. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  Gen. George Washington, who became the First President of the United States in 1789. Washington Camped at "Ye Fam'd Warm Springs” in March, 1748, while working with a group of surveyors employed by Thomas Sixth Lord Fairfax, who owned the land on which the Town of Bath was laid out. Gen. Washington also owned adjacent Lot #59.

Lot #58: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Gen. George Washington, 1777.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1748.
 
Location. 39° 37.568′ N, 78° 13.585′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on South Green Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 S Green St, Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Gen. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Lot owned by George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Bush
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(within shouting distance of this marker); A Castle Built for Love (within shouting distance of this marker); James Muir (within shouting distance of this marker); William Ramsey and James Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley Springs.
 
Gen. George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 23, 2022
2. Gen. George Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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