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Near Burnt Factory in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lovers' Leap

 
 
Lovers' Leap Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Glahn, July 3, 2016
1. Lovers' Leap Marker
Inscription.  Beautiful panorama of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. It overlooks the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal which was started by George Washington and associates in order to improve communication with the west.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
 
Location. 39° 40.74′ N, 78° 11.718′ W. Marker is near Burnt Factory, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Hancock Road (Federal Route 522), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. "Stonewall" Jackson Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); West Virginia (Morgan County) / Maryland (approx. 0.9 miles away); Siding and Packing House Site (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); Tonoloway Fort
Lovers' Leap Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Lovers' Leap Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away in Maryland); National Pike Toll House (approx. 1.4 miles away in Maryland); The Tonoloways (approx. 1˝ miles away in Maryland); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away in Maryland); “Old Mr. Flint’s” Home (approx. 1˝ miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnt Factory.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2016, by William Glahn of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 31, 2016, by William Glahn of Winchester, Virginia.   2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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