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Moorefield in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Presbyterian Church

 
 
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. During the Civil War this church was used by both the North and South as a hospital. Union soldiers stabled horses here and burned pews for firewood. Federal government paid $800 indemnity in 1914.
 
Erected by Moorefield Presbyterian Church.
 
Location. 39° 3.702′ N, 78° 58.18′ W. Marker is in Moorefield, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 220) and Winchester Avenue (Old West Virginia Route 55), on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South Main Street, Moorefield WV 26836, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moorefield Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Moorefield (a few steps from this marker); McMechen House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maslin House (about 600 feet away); Gen. Joseph Neville / McNeill's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cemetery Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mill Island (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Moorefield (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorefield.
 
Regarding Presbyterian Church. A plaque on
Moorefield Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
2. Moorefield Presbyterian Church
the wall of the church reads “Moorefield Presbyterian Church – 1847.”
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,262 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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