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

The Stribling House

circa 1840

 
 
The Stribling House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. The Stribling House Marker
Inscription.  Union General Philip Sheridan used this home as his headquarters during the Civil War. On the 17th of September, 1862 Sheridan met Gen. U.S. Grant here to plan the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
 
Erected by Charles Town Historic Landmarks Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list.
 
Location. 39° 17.437′ N, 77° 51.313′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of E Washington Street (U.S. 340 Bus) and S Seminary Street, on the right when traveling east on E Washington Street. Marker is located in front of the Carriage Inn Bed & Breakfast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 417 E Washington Street, 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. Rutherford House (a few steps from this marker); The Flagg House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lock Graveyard Memorial (about 300 feet away);
The Stribling House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
2. The Stribling House Marker
The Confederate Dead (about 400 feet away); Edge Hill Cemetery (about 400 feet away); In Memoriam (about 500 feet away); Zion Episcopal Churchyard (about 500 feet away); John Yates Beall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
Marker on E Washington Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
3. Marker on E Washington Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 719 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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