Near Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Van Metre Ford Bridge
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Location. 39° 26.706′ N, 77° 55.644′ W. Marker is near Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Flaggs Crossing Road and Blairton Road on Flaggs Crossing Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Adam Stephen (approx. 1.9 miles away); General Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum (approx. 1.9 miles away); Roundhouses and Shops / Railroad Strike of 1877 (approx. 2 miles away); Berkeley Hotel (approx. 2 miles away); Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Shop Complex (approx. Martinsburg Roundhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Baltimore and Ohio Roundhouse and Shop Complex (approx. 2.1 miles away); Avenue of Flags Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
Also see . . . Bridge Replacement. The bridge has been replaced with a modern multi-lane bridge, but the stone structure will remain for pedestrian use. (Submitted on August 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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