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

Pack Horse Road

 
 
Pack Horse Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
1. Pack Horse Road Marker
Inscription.  First road constructed in the present Berkeley and Jefferson Counties of West Virginia. Built ca. 1727, it followed the route of an older Indian path that was a branch of the Warrior’s Path.

Berkeley County Historic Landmarks Commission

 
Erected by Berkeley County Historic Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 39° 25.121′ N, 77° 59.339′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Winchester Avenue (U.S. 11) and Packhorse Ford Road, on the right when traveling south on Winchester Avenue. Marker is located at the southwest corner of the intersection, on the south side of Packhorse Ford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg WV 25405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Evans (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major General Adam Stephen (approx. 2˝ miles away); Boydville (approx. 2.6 miles away); Norbourne Parish Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles
Pack Horse Road Marker (<i>wide view looking south along US Highway 11 • marker on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
2. Pack Horse Road Marker (wide view looking south along US Highway 11 • marker on right)
away); Old Berkeley County Jail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Belle Boyd Home (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. John's Catholic Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Worsted and Cassimere Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Packhorse Ford Road sign (<i>marker visible in background, across road, on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
3. Packhorse Ford Road sign (marker visible in background, across road, on right)
Packhorse Ford Road (<i>view looking west from marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2019
4. Packhorse Ford Road (view looking west from marker)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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