Etter Hall

Etter Hall (HM1YFZ)

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

N 39° 17.273', W 77° 51.611'

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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. Richardson ran his small medical practice from the home in which his family also resided for the next two decades. By the early 1900s, the house was being used as Charles Town's first hospital, a capacity it served until the late 1940s when a new hospital was built and the house was converted to a retirement home. American Public University System (APUS) purchased the property in 2003 and renovated the building. APUS maintained many of the historical elements found in the building.
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HM NumberHM1YFZ
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Placed ByAmerican Public University System
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Date Added Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253317 N 4352624
Decimal Degrees39.28788333, -77.86018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.273', W 77° 51.611'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 16.38" N, 77° 51' 36.66" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111-115 W Congress St, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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