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Following the election in 1846, Jefferson County became one of the first counties in Virginia to approve free schools for white students. Prior to that time boys and girls paid to attend private academies. The county was divided into 27 districts …
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The Williams House was built between 1900 and 1914 by the Blum family as their private residence. After moving to Charles Town, Dr. Leah Mildred Williams, a female physician, purchased the home in 1954. Dr. Williams began her family medical practi…
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Etter Hall is named after American Public University System's (APUS) founder, Major James P. Etter. Major Etter served in the United States Marines for twenty-one years. He served two tours in Vietnam and received two Purple Hearts. Major Etter fo…
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In 1799, prominent Charles Town resident Samuel Washington sold the two lots that house this building to James Duke, a freed indentured servant. Eventually, physician Charles Taylor Richardson took ownership of the land and property. Dr. Richardso…
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Serg't Littleton Tazewell Cordell Mar. 22. 1882 - Oct. 23. 1918. 110th. Bat. Mach. Gun Co. 29th. Div. Blue & Gray. Killed in Action at Battle of Etraye Ridge, Argonne Forest. France. "In life loved, in death remembered" By his mother […
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There sleeps beneath all that was mortal of GEORGE W. TURNER Born at Wheatland in the County of Jefferson Jany. 11th 1814. Graduated at West Point 1831, and fell nobly maintaining the rights of his State at Harpers Ferry, Octr. 17th 185…
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Co. H. 12th Va. Cav. Rosser's Brig. C.S.A. son of Capt. T. J. Manning, U.S.N. & Frances R. Jack. Born at "Vinton." Dec. 15, 1844. Killed in the battle of Brandy Station, Va. June 9, 1863.
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To the Glory of Patriotism In memory of Abraham Davenport and his wife Mary Simms. Their seven sons were soldiers of the American Revolution ——————— Stephen, Abraham, John, Marmaduke, Anthony S…
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Built in 1826 as a private residence, this Federal style house was acquired by the War Department in 1837 and became U.S. Armory dwelling No. 55. Jefferson Davis signed the deed in 1852 when the government sold the house to Armory worker James Mil…
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Lock Graveyard relocated by W.V.D.O.H. from the Flynn Farm on the north side of Harper's Ferry Pike, east of Charles Town, W.V. February 27, 1989
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