Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Romney / Early Memorial
Early Memorial. In 1866, Confederate Memorial Association was formed here, which on September 26, 1867, dedicated a monument to Confederate soldiers, one of the first erected anywhere. This was site of Indian cemetery long before white men came.
Location. 39° 20.52′ N, 78° 45.377′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 50) and High Street (West Virginia Route 28) on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Romney WV 26757, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hampshire County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Hampshire County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson (a few steps from this marker); Old Literary Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Headquarters W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind (approx. 0.2 miles away); Romney In The Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Grapeshot Among the Pines (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
More about this marker. This marker is next to the Romney in 1861–1865 / Stonewall Jackson marker on the courthouse grounds, visible from the intersection.
Also see . . .
1. Hampshire County History. (Submitted on July 28, 2006.)
2. Some Old Photographs of Romney. (Submitted on October 12, 2010, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,292 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4. submitted on August 16, 2007, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Seperate HMdb entry, with readable photos, for the confederate memorial in picture 5. • Can you help?