Sir John's Run
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 37.442 W 078° 14.043
17S E 737407 N 4389686
James Rumsey demonstrated his steamboat here.
Waymark Code: WME80T
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/16/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
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Sir John's Run

Sir John's Run was named for Sir John Sinclair, the quartermaster for General Braddock on expedition in 1755 against the French at Fort Duquesne. James Rumsey demonstrated his steamboat here in 1785.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Sir John's Run

Marker Location: North of Route 9

County or Independent City: Berkeley Springs

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History, 1978

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