Camp Luther

Camp Luther (HM2BV0)

Location: Seneca Rocks, WV 26884 Pendleton County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 49.086', W 79° 23.315'

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Prior to the Civil War, a Lutheran
log church built on the North Fork
housed a growing congregation. The
uilding, renamed Camp Luther, was
used by soldiers from both sides
during the war. On March 1. 1862
a Union force under Col. George
Latham captured Confederate militia
under Capt. Joseph Lantz. It was
burned before end of war, possibly
by local women to prevent misuse.
HM NumberHM2BV0
Year Placed2017
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 639895 N 4297824
Decimal Degrees38.81810000, -79.38858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.086', W 79° 23.315'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 5.1599999999999" N, 79° 23' 18.9" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-33, Seneca Rocks WV 26884, US
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