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Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Free School

Shepherd District

 

1848 - 1881

 
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By Craig Swain, September 19, 2009
1. Free School Marker
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Shepherd District
Free School
1848-1881
Given to the West Virginia board of education for Shepherd College by Upton S. Martin in memory of his father, U.S. Martin (1859-1957), 32nd degree mason, Mayor of Shepherdstown six years, member West Virginia house of delegates six years, and a participant in civic affairs here for fifty years.
 
Erected 1961 by Historic Shepherdstown Commission.
 
Location. 39° 25.745′ N, 77° 48.307′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Princess Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. George Washington Heritage Trail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Entler Hotel (about 500 feet away); Welcome to Historic Shepherdstown (about 500 feet away); Mt. Nebo Lodge No. 91 (about 600 feet away); War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Pack Horse Ford Chapter, D.A.R. (about 700 feet away); Shepherdstown (about 700 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
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Free School image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2009
2. Free School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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