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Bunker Hill in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morgan Cabin

 
 
Morgan Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Morgan Cabin Marker
Inscription. Originally built 1731-34 as second home of Morgan Morgan-first white settler in West Virginia. Rebuilt with some of original logs in 1976 as a State and County Bicentennial project. It was here during the Revolution that James Morgan, the grandson of Col. Morgan Morgan was shot and killed by a group of Tories. Since then, this area has been known as Torytown.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 19.904′ N, 78° 6.319′ W. Marker is in Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Runneymead Road half a mile west of Goldmiller Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunker Hill WV 25413, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mill Creek Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gerard House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gerrardstown (approx. 2.8 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 2.8 miles away); "Morgan Acres" (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .
Morgan Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Morgan Cabin
 Morgan Morgan - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Plaque on Morgan Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
3. Plaque on Morgan Cabin
A Berkeley County Historic Landmark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,421 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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