Near Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Ruins of St. George’s Chapel
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Location. 39° 17.592′ N, 77° 53.58′ W. Marker is near Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) east of North Ridge Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cameron's Depot Engagement (approx. 0.9 miles away); Locust Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Richwood Hall (approx. 1½ miles away); Harewood (approx. 1½ miles away); Hollis Pump (approx. 1½ miles away); Martin Robinson Delany Old Stone House / Star Lodge No. 1 (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Thomas Marker (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
Regarding Ruins of St. George’s Chapel. Was the first Anglican church in the area. George Washington’s brother Samuel was church warden.
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,280 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.