Col. Morgan Morgan

Col. Morgan Morgan (HM3K)

Location: Bunker Hill, WV 25413 Berkeley County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 20.15', W 78° 3.167'

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Nov. 1, 1688 — Nov. 17, 1766. Erected by the State of West Virginia. In commemoration of the first settlement within the present boundaries of said State, which was made by Col. Morgan Morgan, a native of Wales, and Catherine Garretson, his wife, in the year 1726 on a tract of 1000 acres about 2 miles west of here.

Granted to him by colonial Virginia patent, and in recognition of the sterling character of the said Morgan and family who by their efforts and example, were largely useful in the community of which he was the founder and had great influence for good upon the early history of the territory now constituting this State.
His grave (marked) is nearby, adjacent Christ's Episcopal Church formerly called Morgan's Chapel, the oldest church in this State, which he helped organize and build.

Commissioners: Ephram F. Morgan, Governor of W. Va. · Harry P. Henshaw, State Senator · Mrs. Blanche M. Pickering · Haze Morgan.
A.D. MCMXXIV.
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HM NumberHM3K
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Year Placed1926
Placed ByCol. Morgan Morgan Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:35am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 754016 N 4358188
Decimal Degrees39.33583333, -78.05278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.15', W 78° 3.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 9.00" N, 78° 3' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9639 Winchester Ave, Bunker Hill WV 25413, US
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