Morgan County / Hampshire County

Morgan County / Hampshire County (HM1LD9)

Location: Paw Paw, WV 25434 Morgan County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 29.973', W 78° 26.176'

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Side A
Morgan County
Formed, 1820, from Berkeley and Hampshire. Named for Gen. Daniel Morgan of the Revolutionary Army. Many of his renowned "Riflemen" were from the Eastern Panhandle, where he once lived. Famed Berkeley Springs here.

Side B
Hampshire County
Oldest county; established by the Virginia Assembly, 1754. Formed from Frederick and Augusta. Lord Fairfax, owner, named it for the English shire of the same name. Ice Mountain and Hanging Rocks are among its natural wonders.
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HM NumberHM1LD9
Year Placed1981
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 720442 N 4375352
Decimal Degrees39.49955000, -78.43626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.973', W 78° 26.176'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 58.38" N, 78° 26' 10.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3208 Paw Paw Rd, Paw Paw WV 25434, US
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