Capon Lake in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #14 Franklin Pierce, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
Location. 39° 9.532′ N, 78° 32.095′ W. Marker is in Capon Lake, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 259 north of Capon Springs Road (County Route 16), on the left when traveling south. In front of the Historic Whipple Truss Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wardensville WV 26851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge (here, next to this marker); West Virginia (Hardy County) / Virginia (approx. 5.2 miles away); Wardensville (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wardensville (approx. 6.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Son of Man (approx. 6.7 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 7˝ miles away); Frederick County / Shenandoah County (approx. 7.9 miles away in Virginia).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.