Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Honor of James Rumsey
Erected by the State of West Virginia under the auspices of the Rumseyan Society, A.D. 1915
Erected by State of West Virginia / Rumseyan Society.
Location. 39° 25.972′ N, 77° 47.923′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Rumsey Monument Road, on the right. Touch for map. Located in Rumsey Monument Park, overlooking the Potomac River. Marker is in this post office area: Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blackford's Ford (approx. ¼ mile away in Maryland); Shepherdstown (approx. ¼ mile away in Maryland); Lutheran Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); A View into the Past (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Reformed Graveyard River Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); The James Rumsey Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Shepherdstown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,517 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.