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Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R.

 
 
Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 5, 2017
1. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker
Inscription.

To commemorate their organization
February 22, 1916
and preserve the original name
of the town and river crossing
of colonial days
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Erected February 22, 1917

 
Erected 1917 by Pack Horse Ford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 25.845′ N, 77° 48.356′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of German Street (West Virginia Route 230) and King Street, on the left when traveling west on German Street. Touch for map. The building is used as the public library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East German Street, Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Hospital Site (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Shepherd State Teachers College (a few steps from this marker); Shepherdstown (a few steps from this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign
Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 5, 2017
2. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. Marker
On wall of public library, former I.O.O.F. Hall
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Civil War Hospital Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of 1775 Beeline March to Cambridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Nebo Lodge No. 91 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. (Submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Shepherdstown WV. (Submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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