New Cumberland

New Cumberland (HMQJA)

Location: New Cumberland, WV 26047 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 29.579', W 80° 36.209'

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Near New Cumberland, George Chapman settled, about 1783, and built an Indian fort. Here are graves of the Chapmans, Gregorys, Graftons, and other pioneer families. Pughtown, settled about 1810, was the first county seat.
Year Placed1975
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 533601 N 4482551
Decimal Degrees40.49298333, -80.60348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 29.579', W 80° 36.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 29' 34.74" N, 80° 36' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 Ridge Ave, New Cumberland WV 26047, US
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