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Moorefield in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Presbyterian Church

 
 
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 17, 2020
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  During the Civil War this church was used by both the North and South as a hospital. Union soldiers stabled horses here and burned pews for firewood. Federal government paid $800 indemnity in 1914.
 
Erected by Moorefield Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 39° 3.702′ N, 78° 58.18′ W. Marker is in Moorefield, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 220) and Winchester Avenue (Old West Virginia Route 55), on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South Main Street, Moorefield WV 26836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moorefield Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Moorefield (within shouting distance of this marker); McMechen House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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S. A. McMechen House (about 300 feet away); Hardy County's First Court House (about 500 feet away); Maslin House (about 600 feet away); The Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorefield.
 
Regarding Presbyterian Church. A plaque on the wall of the church reads “Moorefield Presbyterian Church – 1847.”
 
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 17, 2020
2. Presbyterian Church Marker
Moorefield Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
3. Moorefield Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,568 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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