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Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hedgesville

 
 
Hedgesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
1. Hedgesville Marker
Inscription. Site of stockade fort built during the early Indian wars. Mt. Zion Episcopal Church was built soon after. A mile west is the tavern, built, 1740–1750, by Robert Snodgrass on land patented in 1732 by William Snodgrass, pioneer settler.
 
Location. 39° 33.167′ N, 77° 59.633′ W. Marker is in Hedgesville, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Hedgesville Road (West Virginia Route 9) near Mt. Zion Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hedgesville WV 25427, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Hopkins (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hammond House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Frederick (approx. 4 miles away in Maryland); Nathan Williams (approx. 4 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (approx. 4 miles away in Maryland).
 
Regarding Hedgesville. The church is right here, at the marker. Snodgrass Tavern is no longer a tavern and is private property. George Washington stayed there during his travels west. Portions of the building date to the 1740s. It is 1½ miles west of the marker, on the right.
 
Also see . . .  Hedgesville History
Hedgesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
2. Hedgesville Marker
. (Submitted on May 3, 2007.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Mt. Zion Episcopal Church, Built 1818 image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
3. Mt. Zion Episcopal Church, Built 1818
Snodgrass Tavern image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
4. Snodgrass Tavern
Field of Virginia Blue Bells on Wimpys Lane image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
5. Field of Virginia Blue Bells on Wimpys Lane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,259 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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