“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Capon Lake, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Hampshire County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hampshire County, WV (76) Grant County, WV (32) Hardy County, WV (43) Mineral County, WV (74) Morgan County, WV (109) Allegany County, MD (293) Frederick County, VA (209)  HampshireCounty(76) Hampshire County (76)  GrantCounty(32) Grant County (32)  HardyCounty(43) Hardy County (43)  MineralCounty(74) Mineral County (74)  MorganCounty(109) Morgan County (109)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(293) Allegany County (293)  FrederickCountyVirginia(209) Frederick County (209)
Romney is the county seat for Hampshire County
Capon Lake is in Hampshire County
      Hampshire County (76)  
      Grant County (32)  
      Hardy County (43)  
      Mineral County (74)  
      Morgan County (109)  
      Allegany County, Maryland (293)  
      Frederick County, Virginia (209)  
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1West Virginia, Hampshire County, Capon Lake — Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge
First erected in 1874 as a two span bridge on US Route 50 near Romney, one span was moved here in 1938 and re-erected on a new foundation. the 17' wide by 176' long bridge is a Whipple-Murphy Truss. The state’s oldest extant metal truss, the bridge . . . Map (db m92752) HM
2West Virginia, Hampshire County, Capon Lake — Capon Springs
Capon Springs bears Indian name meaning the "Medicine Waters." Discovered in 1765. Famous resort of early days. President Franklin Pierce, Daniel Webster, and his guest, Sir Henry Bulwer, the British Minister, were among guests.Map (db m50808) HM
3West Virginia, Hampshire County, Capon Lake — Historic Whipple Truss Reported missing
Built in 1874 on U.S. Rt. 50 near Romney and re-erected at the present site in 1938 in use until 1991. And made an historic site by the WVDOT in 1992. It is the oldest of the few Whipple Trusses left in WV.Map (db m50809) HM
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Mar. 24, 2023