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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21ZY_shepherdstown-rally-point_Shepherdstown-WV.html
Near this site in July 1775, then part of Berkeley County , Va., two companies of riflemen, led by Captains Hugh Stephenson of Berkeley County and Daniel Morgan of Frederick County, Va. rallied prior to their 600-mile journey to join General Georg…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21VT_combat-wounded-a-war-memorial_Bridgeport-WV.html
Combat Wounded Dear friend, beware as you stand by As you are now, so once was I As I am now, so you will be, So get prepared to follow me. "To follow you I am not content Until I know which way you went." We are such things As drea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21FY_honoring-those-who-served_Bolivar-WV.html
Honoring All Who Served Jefferson County's men and women have answered their nation's call to military service in war and peace. The monument in front of you is dedicated to all our honored veterans. Five of their stories are mentioned below. Lu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21BC_spirit-of-1775_Shepherdstown-WV.html
Less than half mile eastward is the famous spring around which, from their rendezvous on lands of Morgan and Bedinger, July 17th, 1775 Captain Hugh Stephenson's Company of Virginia Riflemen, 98 volunteers started on their bee-line march to Boston …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21AL_trinity-episcopal-church_Shepherdstown-WV.html
Trinity Episcopal Church was first established in 1745, and its congregation worshiped in three buildings built on the site one block north on Church Street. In 1854, under the leadership of the Rev. Charles W. Andrews, DD, who served as rector fo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2191_confederate-dead-a-war-memorial_Shepherdstown-WV.html
Erected to the memory of our Confederate Dead by the S. S. M. Association of Shepherdstown ——— June 6, 1870
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2190_elmwood-cemetery-vault_Shepherdstown-WV.html
It is believed this unique brick structure was built shortly after Elmwood Cemetery was established in 1867. Newspaper accounts from 1892 verify that the vault was used for temporary storage of bodies awaiting interment. In 1999, Richard H. Bro…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM215E_john-c-heinz-house_Ranson-WV.html
The house was constructed by John C. Heinz in 1924 and 1925. Heinz sold the property to Samuel C. Heinz in September of 1924, and the deed specifically mentions the house "under construction." The house style, known as "The Alhambra",…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZE9_west-virginia-mercer-county_Bluefield-WV.html
West Virginia (Mercer 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 Fren…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Z4G_combat-wounded-a-war-memorial_Clarksburg-WV.html
Dear friend, beware as you stand by. As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you will be. So get prepared to follow me. "To follow you I am not content. Until I know which way you went." We are such things as dreams are made of…
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