Near Bunker Hill in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Jeﬀerson County / Berkeley County
Berkeley County. Formed from Frederick in 1772. Named for Norborne Berkeley, Baron Botetourt, governor of Virginia, 1768–1770. Home of many leaders in the Revolution. As early as 1774, George Washington had orchards planted here.
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Location. 39° 19.183′ N, 77° 59.317′ W. Marker is near Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Washington Heritage Trail (West Virginia Route 51) near the Opequon Creek Bridge, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunker Hill WV 25413, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Prato Rio" (approx. 3.4 miles away); Col. Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.6 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.6 miles away); "Morgan Acres" (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cedar Lawn James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Harewood (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
Categories. • Political Subdivisions • War, US Revolutionary •
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