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

Morgan County / Hampshire County

 
 
Morgan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 22, 2015
1. Morgan County Marker
Inscription. Side A
Morgan County
Formed, 1820, from Berkeley and Hampshire. Named for Gen. Daniel Morgan of the Revolutionary Army. Many of his renowned "Riflemen" were from the Eastern Panhandle, where he once lived. Famed Berkeley Springs here.

Side B
Hampshire County
Oldest county; established by the Virginia Assembly, 1754. Formed from Frederick and Augusta. Lord Fairfax, owner, named it for the English shire of the same name. Ice Mountain and Hanging Rocks are among its natural wonders.
 
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 29.973′ N, 78° 26.176′ W. Marker is in Woodrow, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on Paw Paw Road (West Virginia Route 9) 0.1 miles north of Falling Leaf Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at Woodrow Union Church. Marker is in this post office area: Paw Paw WV 25434, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paw Paw (approx. 2.6 miles away); Washington Heritage Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); West Virginia (Morgan County) / Maryland
Hampshire County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 22, 2015
2. Hampshire County Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Breaking Through a Mountain (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland); Pinoak Fountain (approx. 4.3 miles away); Bloomery Iron Furnace / Bloomery Gap Skirmish (approx. 6.6 miles away); “Caudy’s Castle” (approx. 6.7 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Morgan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 22, 2015
3. Morgan County Marker
Hampshire County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 22, 2015
4. Hampshire County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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