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

Martinsburg

 
 
Martinsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
1. Martinsburg Marker
Inscription. Founded, 1778, by Gen. Adam Stephen. Named for Thomas Martin, nephew of Lord Fairfax. Home of Admirals Charles Boarman and C.K. Stribling. Locomotives seized here, 1861, in Jackson’s raid were drawn by horses to Winchester, Va.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 28.283′ N, 77° 57.294′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Edwin Miller Boulevard (West Virginia Route 9) east of Interstate 81, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1316 Edwin Miller Blvd, Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Neally ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Shop Complex ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Martinsburg Roundhouse ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Baltimore and Ohio Roundhouse and Shop Complex ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Belle Boyd House ( approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Belle Boyd House ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Berkeley Hotel ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Roundhouses and Shops / Railroad Strike of 1877 ( approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
Also see . . .
Martinsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
2. Martinsburg Marker

1. Adam Stephen’s Life 1721–1791. An illustrated chronology. (Submitted on August 4, 2007.) 

2. Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling (1796–1880). (Submitted on August 4, 2007.)
3. Great Train Raid of 1861. on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 4, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,517 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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