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Cacapon in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prospect Peak

 
 
Prospect Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, September 11, 2013
1. Prospect Peak Marker
Inscription. This headland overlooks the Potomac and Great Cacapon Valleys and the three states - West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. The National Geographic Magazine rates this scene among America's outstanding beauty spots.
 
Erected 1983 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 37.342′ N, 78° 15.595′ W. Marker is in Cacapon, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Cacapon Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Cacapon WV 25422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engagement at Great Cacapon (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Heritage Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir John's Run (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Winter Refuge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Berkeley Springs Baths (approx. 1.7 miles away); Berkeley Springs Sanitarium (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Heritage Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1. Request for Pictures
The pictures I took of the Potomac River Valley did not turn out as I hoped. I would appreciate any pictures anybody has.
    — Submitted October 3, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on October 4, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photo   1. submitted on October 3, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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