John Yates

John Yates (HMRYT)

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

N 39° 17.355', W 77° 51.584'

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Jefferson County, Virginia
placed this stone originally
in a schoolhouse
near Shepherdstown
as a tribute to
? · John Yates · ?
The founder of the
Free School System in this county

Moved to its present location
1937.

[ Lower Marker: ]
John Yates
the orphan's friend
in the hour of need.
Good, Just and Generous, he deserves
Eternal Gratitude.
1851.
Details
HM NumberHMRYT
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Year Placed1937
Placed ByJefferson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253361 N 4352775
Decimal Degrees39.28925000, -77.85973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.355', W 77° 51.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 21.30" N, 77° 51' 35.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-128 WV-51, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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