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Near Great Cacapon in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Prospect Peak

 
 
Prospect Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, September 11, 2013
1. Prospect Peak Marker
Inscription.  This headland overlooks the Potomac and Great Cacapon Valleys and the three states - West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. The National Geographic Magazine rates this scene among America's outstanding beauty spots.
 
Erected 1983 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 37.342′ N, 78° 15.595′ W. Marker is near Great Cacapon, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Cacapon Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3299 Cacapon Rd, Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engagement at Great Cacapon (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (within shouting distance of this marker); Panorama Overlook (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Cacapon (approx. 1.4
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miles away); Sir John's Run (approx. 1.4 miles away); Frederick Duckwall, Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer / Robert Townsen Hose (approx. 1.6 miles away); Windel Freshour (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Cacapon.
 
Prospect Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 6, 2020
2. Prospect Peak Marker
Great Cacapon Valley image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Great Cacapon Valley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on October 4, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on October 3, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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