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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Morgan County, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Morgan County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Morgan County, WV (102) Berkeley County, WV (102) Hampshire County, WV (72) Allegany County, MD (196) Washington County, MD (833) Frederick County, VA (179)  MorganCounty(102) Morgan County (102)  BerkeleyCounty(102) Berkeley County (102)  HampshireCounty(72) Hampshire County (72)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(196) Allegany County (196)  WashingtonCounty(833) Washington County (833)  FrederickCountyVirginia(179) Frederick County (179)
Adjacent to Morgan County, West Virginia
    Berkeley County (102)
    Hampshire County (72)
    Allegany County, Maryland (196)
    Washington County, Maryland (833)
    Frederick County, Virginia (179)
 
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1West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — A Castle Built for Love — Washington Heritage Trail
In 1885, noted Maryland businessman, Colonel Samuel Taylor Suit began construction on the elaborate summer cottage now known as Berkeley Castle. The land was part of the original Fruit Hill Farm owned before the Civil War by John Strother of the . . . Map (db m117311) HM
2West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — A Winter Refuge — Berkeley Springs Hotel — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
(Preface): On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led four brigades west from Winchester, Va., to secure Romney in the fertile South Branch Valley on the North Western Turnpike. He attacked and occupied Bath on . . . Map (db m58632) HM
3West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Bath Historic District — Washington Heritage Trail
Nearly 30 years after colonial travelers, including a teenaged George Washington, pitched tents and "took the waters" in stone lined pools, the Virginia Legislature in 1776 established a town called Bath on 50 acres around the warm mineral springs. . . . Map (db m117303) HM
4West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Battle for Bath — Struggle in the Snow — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
(Preface): On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led four brigades west from Winchester, Va., to secure Romney in the fertile South Branch Valley on the North Western Turnpike. He attacked and occupied Bath on . . . Map (db m58634) HM
5West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Berkeley Springs — Washington Heritage Trail
The historic spa town of Bath is known to the world by its post office name of Berkeley Springs. From the time he was 16 through the reading of his will in 1799, George Washington ate, slept, owned land and bathed in and around Berkeley . . . Map (db m117301) HM
6West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Berkeley Springs / James Rumsey
Berkeley Springs Washington first came here, 1748. Fairfax gave the springs to the public. Established as town, 1776. Virginia treated her sick soldiers here. Gen. Washington, Gen Buchanan, Gen. Gates, Charles Carroll and others bought lots . . . Map (db m13016) HM
7West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Berkeley Springs Baths
One of oldest spas in South, warm mineral spring waters first used by Native Americans for reputed healing powers. Frequently visited by George Washington. Land granted to Virginia by Lord Fairfax in 1776, but used as a health resort since 1750s. . . . Map (db m13113) HM
8West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Berkeley Springs Sanitarium
These healing springs, visited by Washington, 1748, were given to Virginia by Lord Fairfax. Helpful in treating infantile paralysis, rheumatism, diabetes and other diseases. Temperature of water is always 74 degrees.Map (db m13114) HM
9West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Berkeley Springs State Park — Washington Heritage Trail
Today's 4.5-acre Berkeley Springs State Park has always been public ground. Native tribes were known to use the springs but none called it home. Colonial owner Thomas Lord Fairfax allowed its public use. When the town was established in 1776, the . . . Map (db m117307) HM
10West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Bryan Fairfax, Thomas Bryan Martin, & George William Fairfax — Lot #54
Bryan Fairfax, Thomas Bryan Martin, both Trustees, and George William Fairfax. By 1798, at least four of the five lots deeded to these three nephews of Thomas Sixth Lord Fairfax were owned by Ferdinando Fairfax, son of Bryan. Lot #54: . . . Map (db m117373) HM
11West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Bryan Fairfax, Thomas Bryan Martin, & George William Fairfax — Lot # 55
Bryan Fairfax, Thomas Bryan Martin, Trustees, and George William Fairfax. All three were nephews of Thomas Sixth Lord of Fairfax, owner of the "Northern Rappahannock Rivers. Bryan Fairfax was the next in line to become the Ninth Lord Fairfax, but . . . Map (db m117385) HM
12West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Campaign in the Snow — Jackson Captures Bath and Romney — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
The summer of 1861 had been disastrous for Confederate arms in western Virginia (present day West Virginia) and by the New Year the Virginia counties west of the Alleghenies were on the road to statehood. On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas . . . Map (db m58633) HM
13West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Capt. John Swann — Lot #12
Capt. John Swann of Washington County, Maryland. By 1798, Capt. Swann owned Lots #12, #13, #34 and #35. Lot #12: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Capt. John Swann, 1777.Map (db m117410) HM
14West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Catholic War Memorial
Presented by Fr. Patrick J. Gillooly Assembly 3214 Knights of Columbus Dedicated to all Catholic men & woman who have served God and CountryMap (db m117299) WM
15West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Centennial Time Capsule
This official West Virginia Centennial Time Capsule was dedicated October 12, 1963 as Morgan County's contribution to the State's Centennial celebration. It contains historical documents, personal messages to be distributed in 2063.Map (db m13026) HM
16West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Center of Hospitality — Washington Heritage Trail
For more than 200 years, the area bordering the park and springs on which the Country Inn stands, has been the historic spa town's center of hospitality. In September 1784, George Washington stayed at Sign of the Liberty Pole and Flag . . . Map (db m117309) HM
17West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Charles Carroll — Lot #25
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence (see marker Lot #24). Carroll was a "squatter" in Bath and built a house here before the town was laid out and before he owned the land. The Signer, who later served in the . . . Map (db m117392) HM
18West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Charles Carroll — Lot #24
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence who outlived all the other 55 signers. One of the most illustrious men in Maryland history, he turned the first spadeful of dirt to begin the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on . . . Map (db m117397) HM
19West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Charles Dick — Lot #44
Charles Dick, a merchant from Spotsylvania County, Va. He was associated with Fielding Lewis, owner of adjoining Lot #45, in manufacturing firearms for Revolutionary troops at a factory in Fredericksburg, Va. Lot #44: Conveyed by the . . . Map (db m117372) HM
20West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Charles Yates — Lot #33
Charles Yates of Spotsylvania County, Va. The Trustees declared it forfeited in 1796 and sold it to Andrew Buchannon. Lot #33: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Charles Yates, 1777.Map (db m117399) HM
21West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Community Services Building — Bath District High School
It could be called "education hill" given the assortment of learning institutions that have been located on the crest of an area bounded by the Dutch Cemetery on the west and WV9 on the south. Part of the Green Addition to town, it was known as Mt. . . . Map (db m117312) HM
22West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer / Robert Townsen Hose — Lot #4, Lot #5
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Lot #4 Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, a personal friend of George Washington. Jenifer was elected to the Continental Congress in 1778 and was one of three Maryland statesmen who signed the U.S. Constitution. He . . . Map (db m117396) HM
23West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Dutch Cemetery — Washington Heritage Trail
Palatinate Germans, called Dutch from the translation of Deutsch, migrated south to Berkeley Springs from Pennsylvania. Lots 1 and 2 of the original town plat were set aside by the trustees in 1777 for a German church and two other houses. There is . . . Map (db m117314) HM
24West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Edward Lloyd — Lot #23
Edward Lloyd, a Maryland official called "the Patriot" because of his eminent service during the Revolutionary period. He was one of two Marylanders in the Congress of the Confederation during 1783-1784. The owner of vast landholdings in Talbot . . . Map (db m117401) HM
25West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Fielding Lewis — Lot #45
Fielding Lewis, who married George Washington's sister, Betty. He was appointed Chief Commissioner to superintend a factory in Fredericksburg, Va., to make small arms for the Virginia Revolutionary troops. Lewis used his own money to keep the . . . Map (db m117386) HM
26West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Frederick Conrad — Lot #75
Frederick Conrad, a tanner from Frederick County, Va. Frederick also bought Lot #68, which adjoins this lot, on the same day. Lot #75: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Frederick Conrad, August 19, 1777.Map (db m159452) HM
27West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Frederick Conrad / Robert Rutherford — Lot #68, Lot #69
Frederick Conrad Lot #68 Frederick Conrad, a tanner from Frederick County, Va. Conrad also bought Lot #75 which adjoins this lot. Lot #68: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Frederick Conrad, August 19, 1777. . . . Map (db m117408) HM
28West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Frederick Duckwall, Jr. — Lot #6
Frederick Duckwall, Jr. He sold it to George Dyche in 1794. After Dyche sold it to Samuel W. Barrett of Hampshire County, records show Duckwall owning it again by 1798. Lot #6: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Frederick . . . Map (db m117395) HM
29West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — George Dick — Lot #107
George Dick of Berkeley County. It was bought in 1786 by Robert Throckmorton, partner with James Rumsey (see marker Lot #97) at "The Liberty Pole and Flag" Inn, perhaps the most popular inn in Bath. Lot #107: Conveyed by the Trustees of . . . Map (db m117377) HM
30West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — George Irwin — Lot #89
George Irwin of York County, Pa., who later bought half of adjoining Lot #88. Irwin, a merchant, also bought Lot #46. A boarding house was located on this site during most of the early history of Bath. Lot #89: Conveyed by the Trustees of . . . Map (db m117384) HM
31West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Harry Dorsey Gough — Lot #35
Harry Dorsey Gough, a wealthy Marylander from Perry Hall and a patron of Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury. Rev. Asbury visited and preached in the Gough house while in Bath. Gen. Horatio Gates was later a resident but never owned the lot. Capt. John . . . Map (db m117391) HM
32West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Henry Whiting — Lot #96
Henry Whiting of Bath, a cousin of George Washington, who bought five lots the same day. He sold this one the following year to Robert Adams of Alexandria, Va. By 1798 his father-in-law, Col. John Carlyle of Alexandria, Va., owned all the lots . . . Map (db m117380) HM
33West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Henry Whiting / Angus McDonald / Jane and Katherine Dalton / Angus McDonald — Lot #57 / Lot #64 / Lot #56 / Lot #63
Henry Whiting Lot #57 Henry Whiting of Bath, a cousin of George Washington, who also bought Lots #95, #96, #120 and #121. All five lots were owned in 1798 by his father-in-law, Col. John Carlyle of Alexandria, Va. Carlyle was one of . . . Map (db m117374) HM
34West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Hugh Walker — Lot #83
Hugh Walker, a merchant from middlesex County, Va., who bought Lots #77, #82, #93, #94, and part of #30 the same day. The trustees declared it forfeited in 1804 and, along with #82, deeded it to Valentine Dyche. Lot #83, Conveyed by the . . . Map (db m159454) HM
35West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Hugh Walker — Lot #84
Hugh Walker, owner of other lots in the town, was one of the early owners. This was the site of the "Blue Goose" saloon in the 1890's and the early 1900's. Wooden rails used on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad before the advent of steel rails were . . . Map (db m159456) HM
36West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Hugh Walker — Lot #77
Hugh Walker, a merchant from Middlesex County, Va., and one of the largest landowners in the original town. He also owned Lots #82, #82, #84, #93 and #94, and was part-owner of Lots #20 and #30. Lot #77, Conveyed by the Trustees of the . . . Map (db m159461) HM
37West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — James Elliott — Lot #88
James Elliott, a merchant from Chambersburg, Pa. He sold half the lot to George Irwin of York County, Pa., and the other half to Charles Hederich of Berkeley County, Va. (now West Virginia), in 1780. Lot #88: Conveyed by the Trustees of the . . . Map (db m117383) HM
38West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — James Muir — Lot #60
James Muir, a merchant from Alexandria, Va. A listing of lot owners in 1798 shows it belonging to James Mercer, a member of the Continental Congress, who owned lot #43. Lot #60: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to James Muir, . . . Map (db m117405) HM
39West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — James Smith — Lot #86
James Smith of York, Pa., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was a member of the Continental congress and a Brigadier General in the Pennsylvania militia. Smith was a leader in the Pennsylvania black country from the . . . Map (db m117382) HM
40West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — John Barns — Lot #13
. . . Map (db m117413) HM
41West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — John Donovan — Lot #130
John Donovan, a tavern keeper from Hancock, Maryland. He also purchased Lot #126, a site on which the town's first theater was built. Lot #130: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to John Donovan [no recorded date].Map (db m117371) HM
42West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — John Donovan / Andrew Pearce / Andrew Pearce — Lot #126 / Lot #125 / Lot #124
John Donovan Lot #126 John Donovan, a tavern keeper in Hancock, Maryland. A theatre was built on this lot in about 1777. "Well constructed" was the way a New Englander described the playhouse when he visited Bath in 1787. Lot . . . Map (db m159451) HM
43West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — John Ridout — Lot #32
John Ridout, Esq., of Annapolis, Md. James Smith owned it in 1779. Ridout was again the owner by 1798. Lot #32: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to John Ridout, 1777.Map (db m117403) HM
44West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — John Smith and John Philpot — Lot #22
John Smith and John Philpot, both of Baltimore, Maryland. Lot #22: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to John Smith and John Philpot, August, 1777.Map (db m117402) HM
45West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Joseph Booth — Lot #118
Joseph Booth of Berkeley County. In 1782 he sold it to Alpheus of Hampshire County, who owned other property in the town. Lot #118: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Joseph Booth, August 25, 1777.Map (db m117379) HM
46West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Judiah Higgins — Lot #117
Higgins, of Hampshire County, originally owned this lot.Map (db m117378) HM
47West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Lot owned by George Washington
George Washington, surveyor for Lord Fairfax, visited "ye fam'd warm springs" first, Mar. 17, 1748. Later he brought his family "to try the effect of the waters" in 1768. When "Ye Town of Bath" was incorporated in October 1776, Washington bought . . . Map (db m117310) HM
48West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Morgan County Court House Stone
This stone was used in the wall of the first court house in Morgan County, built by John Sherrard in 1801.Map (db m117375) HM
49West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Morgan County Veteran's Monument
Soldiers from Morgan County who served in the defense of their country in the following wars: Mexican War 1846 Dyche, Lewis ∙ Buck, Isaiah 1861 – Civil War – 1865 Union Soldiers Killed in Battle Boone, Ira ∙ . . . Map (db m81783) HM
50West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Original Town of Bath Lots One and Two
The Town of Bath was plotted on land that had belonged to Thomas Lord Fairfax. These two lots were purchased on August 26, 1777, by six men on behalf of a German church. Although the original plan was to build a church and two houses on these lots, . . . Map (db m117409) HM
51West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Richard Graham — Lot #70
Richard Graham of Dumfries in Prince William County, Va. Gram sold half the lot and all of Lot #71 to Joseph Butler of Bath in 1784. Lot #70: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Richard Graham, August 23, 1777.Map (db m159460) HM
52West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Robert Brown — Lot #106
. . . Map (db m117376) HM
53West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Robert Carter Willis — Lot #37
Robert Carter Willis in 1779 deeded the lot to Alexander White (see marker Lot #38), one of the original Trustees of the Town of Bath. White was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the ablest lawyers in the United States and an outstanding . . . Map (db m117390) HM
54West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Robert Throckmorton, Jr. — Lot #26
Robert Throckmorton, Jr., of Berkeley County. The lot was purchased in 1858 by David Hunter Strother, who recorded much of the early history of Bath. Strother was an artist and writer who used the pen name "Porte Crayon". Lot #26: Conveyed . . . Map (db m117393) HM
55West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Roman Bathhouse and Museum of the Berkeley Springs — Washington Heritage Trail
The second floor of the historic Roman Bath House, oldest public building in Berkeley Springs is the Museum of the Berkeley Springs with exhibits on the natural and cultural history of the springs and town. There are both permanent and changing . . . Map (db m117306) HM
56West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Sam Purviance / George Irwin — Lot #36 / Lot #46
Sam Purviance Lot #36 Sam Purviance, a merchant from Baltimore, Maryland. Michael Davis of Bath was listed as the owner in 1798 of this lot along with Lots #37 and #38. Lot #36: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Sam . . . Map (db m117387) HM
57West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Samuel Hughes — Lot #34
Samuel Hughes of Maryland. It was later purchased by Capt. John Swann, owner of adjoining Lot #35. Lot #34: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Samuel Hughes, 1777.Map (db m117398) HM
58West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Samuel Washington — Lot #42
Samuel was the brother of George Washington and one of the original 14 Trustees of the Town of Bath. In 1784, Throckmorton Washington sold Lot #15 to John Augustine Washington of Westmoreland County, Va. By 1798 it belong to George Washington's . . . Map (db m159459) HM
59West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Sir John's Run
Sir John's Run was named for Sir John Sinclair, the quartermaster for General Braddock on expedition in 1755 against the French at Fort Duquesne. James Rumsey demonstrated his steamboat here in 1785.Map (db m13152) HM
60West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Solomon Smith — Lot #105
Solomon Smith is is listed as one of the early owners. Lot #105: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Solomon Smith (no recorded date).Map (db m159448) HM
61West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Streetscapes Goes Green
Nearly 300 years ago the town was developed adjacent to the 250 million year old warm mineral springs. Berkeley Springs has always been about promoting and preserving clean water. Today, the town is green, committed to integrating environmental . . . Map (db m159458) HM
62West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Tannery vs Hotels — Washington Heritage Trail
After the Civil War, Berkeley Springs was divided between two conflicting economic forces. Hotels and bathhouses dominated the streets surrounding the warm mineral springs. The buildings of DeFord's First National Tannery bumped up against them, . . . Map (db m117300) HM
63West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — The Industrial North End — Washington Heritage Trail
The north end of town has generally seen industrial use including sawmills, canneries, coal and wood yards and sand mines. It was laid out as the Crosfield Addition in the early 1880s. By the end of the decade, Washington St. had been widened. . . . Map (db m159449) HM
64West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — The Sons and Daughters of Morgan County
In memoriam to The sons and daughters of Morgan County Through their passion, optimism courage and heroism they took up the struggle during the Second World War and made the sacrifices to perpetuate the gift our forefathers entrusted to us A . . . Map (db m13021) HM
65West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Thomas Ayers — Lot #103
Thomas Ayers, a carpenter. It was forfeited in 1975 because no building was begun on the lot. Lot #103: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Thomas Ayers, 1777.Map (db m159450) HM
66West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Thomas Blackbourne — Lot #74
. . . Map (db m159453) HM
67West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Thomas Lawson and John Orr — Lot #47
Thomas Lawson of Prince William County, Va., and John Orr of Loudoun County, Va., co-owners of Lots #28 and #29. It was owned later by Philadelphia merchant Thomas Palmer, who also owned Lots #46 and #48.Map (db m117388) HM
68West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — William Herbert / Dr. John Meade Travers — Lot #62 / Lot #61
William Herbert Lot #62 William Herbert of Alexandria, Va. Herbert, who was born in Ireland, became President of the Alexandria Bank established in 1798 and served as Mayor of Alexandria from 1808 to 1810. He was an honorary pallbearer for . . . Map (db m117407) HM
69West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — William Ramsey and James Stuart — Lot #67
William Ramsey and James Stuart, both of Alexandria, Va. Ramsey was one of the trustees for the City of Alexandria and owned the first house built there after the sale of town lots in 1749. He married Ann McCarty Ball, a cousin of George Washington. . . . Map (db m117406) HM
70West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — William Weathers — Lot #3
William Weathers, a farmer and blacksmith from Berkely County. He sold half the lot in 1785, the other half in 1795, and bought the entire lot back before 1798. Weathers bought Lot #97 the same day. Lot #3: Conveyed by the Trustees of the . . . Map (db m117411) HM
71West Virginia (Morgan County), Berkeley Springs — Windel Freshour — Lot #16
Windel Freshour of Berkeley County. Lot #16: Conveyed by the Trustees of the Town of Bath to Windel Freshour, August 25, 1777.Map (db m117394) HM
72West Virginia (Morgan County), Burnt Factory — "Stonewall" Jackson Hill
From this point, "Stonewall" Jackson shelled Hancock, Md., Jan 5, 1862. After destroying supplies, the B&O Railway track and the bridge over the Great Cacapon, Jackson marched his army of 8,500 men to Romney and captured it, January 14.Map (db m13158) HM
73West Virginia (Morgan County), Burnt Factory — Lovers' Leap
Beautiful panorama of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. It overlooks the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal which was started by George Washington and associates in order to improve communication with the west.Map (db m97341) HM
74West Virginia (Morgan County), Burnt Factory — West Virginia (Morgan County) / Maryland
West Virginia (Morgan County) "The Mountain State" - western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and . . . Map (db m117370) HM
75West Virginia (Morgan County), Great Cacapon — Engagement at Great Cacapon — Struggle in the Snow — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led four brigades west from Winchester, Va., to secure Romney in the fertile South Branch Valley on the North Western Turnpike. He attacked and occupied Bath on January 4 and . . . Map (db m58636) HM
76West Virginia (Morgan County), Great Cacapon — Great Cacapon — Washington Heritage Trail
The tiny hamlet of Great Cacapon is situated on the western side of Cacapon Mountain on the Potomac River just upstream from its juncture with the Cacapon River. Artifacts of a Native American town circa 1300 AD have been found along the Potomac . . . Map (db m148832) HM
77West Virginia (Morgan County), Great Cacapon — Panorama Overlook — Washington Heritage Trail
Today's View Panorama Overlook marks the north end of Cacapon Mountain's 30-mile march. Composed of Oriskany sandstone, it plunges nearly 1000 feet into the Potomac River, which bends along the base of the Overlook as it heads downstream . . . Map (db m167603) HM
78West Virginia (Morgan County), Great Cacapon — Prospect Peak
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.Map (db m68995) HM
79West Virginia (Morgan County), Great Cacapon — Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand
The massive resistant Tuscarora Sandstone is steeply inclined here and forms Fluted Rocks. The "Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand" of the driller produces some gas although it is largely untested in West Virginia.Map (db m13157) HM
80West Virginia (Morgan County), Hedgesville — Site of the Snyders Evangelical Church
Site of the Snyders Evangelical Church founded by Jacob Albright in 1850. Merged with United Brethren Church in 1952. Razed in 1957.Map (db m97114) HM
81West Virginia (Morgan County), Holton — Morgan County / Berkeley County
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. . . . Map (db m1112) HM
82West Virginia (Morgan County), Omps — Cacapon State Park — Washington Heritage Trail
Insider tip — the word is pronounced Ca-cay-pun. Cacapon Mountain runs north/south and divides Morgan County into the heavily forested mountainous western segment and the more populous and settled east. The mountain ends at . . . Map (db m159473) HM
83West Virginia (Morgan County), Omps — Cacapon State Park Picnic Grills
The Picnic grills located within the Cacapon State Park picnic area were made possible through the generous donations and contributions via the Cacapon State Park Foundation which was founded in 1989. We wish to genuinely thank everyone who . . . Map (db m159470) HM
84West Virginia (Morgan County), Omps — Cacapon State Park Playground Equipment
This playground equipment and area are dedicated to the sterling young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps and their resourceful leaders. We wish to pay special tribute to the contributions of Paul D. Myers and his stalwart crew of . . . Map (db m159472) HM
85West Virginia (Morgan County), Omps — Oriskany Sand
The pure massive sandstone forming the Warm Springs Ridge is the Oriskany of the driller and geologist. The "Oriskany Sand," an important gas Sand, has produced in excess of a trillion cubic feet of gas in West Virginia.Map (db m68988) HM
86West Virginia (Morgan County), Omps — Welcome to Cacapon State Park
An Original Civilian Conservation Corps Park Camp Morgan, Company 1523, SP-4 Est. July 1, 1937 Map (db m159469) HM
87West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — In Memoriam
In war's grim hour that tested all, Among the first they heard the call. In many lands, far-flung and wide, They bravely fought and bravely died. A grateful nation mourns their loss, A sacrifice in freedom's cause. In alien . . . Map (db m148839) WM
88West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Mount Olive United Methodist Church Site
On this site, from 1888 - 1996, stood the first African-American Methodist church in Morgan County. Mount Olive United Methodist Church, formerly Paw Paw Methodist Episcopal Church, was built by trustees: William Blue, William Ruebottom, George . . . Map (db m148842) HM
89West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Paw Paw
Important concentration point of the Union Army from 1861 to 1865. As many as 16,000 Federal troops were encamped here at one time. A blockhouse stood along the tracks of the B&O Railroad at this point.Map (db m449) HM
90West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Paw Paw / Paw Paw Tunnel / The Fruit — Washington Heritage Trail
The Washington Heritage Trail is a 136-mile national scenic byway inspired by the prominent footsteps of George Washington through the three historic counties of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. Compelling history, spectacular scenery, geologic . . . Map (db m450) HM
91West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Paw Paw Korean War Memorial
This plaque is dedicated in honor of the men and women of Paw Paw, W. Va. and the surrounding area who served their country in the Korean War This memorial is dedicated in sincere tribute to the living and dead whose valiant efforts . . . Map (db m148836) WM
92West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Paw Paw, W. Va Honor Roll
Erected by the Paw Paw Memorial Association in honor of those who answered their country's call in the Great World War 1917-1919 ★ Died in Service ★ Joseph King • Hiram I. R Spencer • Joseph S. Youngblood . . . Map (db m148840) WM
93West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — Roll of Honor
Dedicated to the citizens of Paw Paw, W. Va. and the surrounding area who served in the Armed Forces in the Vietnam War
"May the memory of all who served their country be remembered forever. Greater love hath no man than . . . Map (db m148835) WM
94West Virginia (Morgan County), Paw Paw — West Virginia (Morgan County) / Maryland
West Virginia (Morgan County) "The Mountain State"-western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the . . . Map (db m84796) HM
95West Virginia (Morgan County), Ridge — Cacapon Mountain Overlook
Welcome to one of West Virginia’s best secrets – Cacapon Mountain Overlook. On a clear day this is one of the very few unique spots where you can visibly see four states: West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Cacapon Mountain . . . Map (db m156766) HM
96West Virginia (Morgan County), Ridge — Overlook at Cacapon State Park — Washington Heritage Trail
Cacapon Mountain, where you are standing, is the westernmost of the pair of north/south mountains that mark the region as belonging to the ridge and valley section of the Appalachians. Looking out from the overlook, you see its eastern . . . Map (db m156764) HM
97West Virginia (Morgan County), Ridge — Ridge Fish Hatchery — Washington Heritage Trail
What was once West Virginia's only bass fish hatchery now produces nearly 70,000 pounds of trout a year. Ridge Fish Hatchery was opened in 1931 through the influence of two local men: Vernon Johnson, Chairman of the Fish and Game Commission . . . Map (db m159475) HM
98West Virginia (Morgan County), Ridge — West Virginia (Morgan County) / Virginia
West Virginia (Morgan County). "The Mountain State" - western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and . . . Map (db m159477) HM
99West Virginia (Morgan County), Sir Johns Run — Skirmish at Sir Johns Run — "We leveled our pieces and blazed away" — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led four brigades west from Winchester, Va., to secure Romney in the fertile South Branch Valley on the North Western Turnpike. He attacked and occupied Bath on January 4 . . . Map (db m159462) HM
100West Virginia (Morgan County), Unger — Camp Mud — Unger's Crossroads Bivouacs — Jackson's Bath-Romney Campaign —
(Preface): On January 1, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led four brigades west from Winchester, Va., to secure Romney in the fertile South Branch Valley on the North Western Turnpike. He attacked and occupied Bath on . . . Map (db m159339) HM

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