Near Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Pack Horse Ford
Erected 1993 by West Virginia Department ot Culture and History.
Location. 39° 25.668′ N, 77° 46.728′ W. Marker is near Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (County Route 17/1) and Trough Road (County Route 31/1), on the left when traveling west on River Road. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boteler’s Ford Tablet B. F. 1 (here, next to this marker); Boteler’s Ford Tablet B. F. 3 (here, next to this marker); Packhorse Ford (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); In Honor of James Rumsey (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ferry Hill Place (approx. 1.1 miles away in Maryland); Blackford’s Ford (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); Swearingen’s Ferry and Pack Horse Ford The James Rumsey Bridge / The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Additional keywords. Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Ambrose Powell Hill
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,683 times since then. Last updated on January 23, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on January 23, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.