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Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Hedgesville

 
 
Hedgesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
1. Hedgesville Marker
Inscription.  Site of stockade fort built during the early Indian wars. Mt. Zion Episcopal Church was built soon after. A mile west is the tavern, built, 1740–1750, by Robert Snodgrass on land patented in 1732 by William Snodgrass, pioneer settler.
 
Location. 39° 33.167′ N, 77° 59.633′ W. Marker is in Hedgesville, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Hedgesville Road (West Virginia Route 9) near Mt. Zion Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hedgesville WV 25427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 102 West Main Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 104 West Main Street (about 600 feet away); 108 West Main Street (about 600 feet away); Hedgesville Historic District National Register Site (about 700 feet away); Battle of North Mountain Depot (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hedgesville.
 
Regarding Hedgesville. The church is right here, at the marker. Snodgrass Tavern is no longer a tavern and is private property. George Washington stayed there during his travels west. Portions
Hedgesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
2. Hedgesville Marker
of the building date to the 1740s. It is 1½ miles west of the marker, on the right.
 
Also see . . .  Hedgesville History. (Submitted on May 3, 2007.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Mt. Zion Episcopal Church, Built 1818 image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
3. Mt. Zion Episcopal Church, Built 1818
Snodgrass Tavern image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
4. Snodgrass Tavern
Field of Virginia Blue Bells on Wimpys Lane image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
5. Field of Virginia Blue Bells on Wimpys Lane
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,376 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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