West Virginia / Virginia

West Virginia / Virginia (HMHX)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 11.489', W 77° 55.165'

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South Facing Side: West Virginia (Jefferson 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 Indian War. 1754-1763.

North Facing Side: Virginia. Named for Queen Elizabeth the Virgin Queen of England. Site of the first permanent English settlement, 1607, in America. One of the 13 original colonies. Virginia is the birthplace of eight Presidents of the United States.
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HM NumberHMHX
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 247863 N 4342087
Decimal Degrees39.19148333, -77.91941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.489', W 77° 55.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 29.34" N, 77° 55' 9.90" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1917-2103 US-340, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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