West Virginia / Frederick County VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 17.097 W 078° 23.564
17S E 724875 N 4351639
A two sided sign giving a brief history for each state.
Waymark Code: WMY41X
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/16/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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West Virginia

West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the Union in 1863.

Frederick County VA
Area 435 square miles

Formed in 1738 from orange and named for Frederick Prince of Wales, father of King George III, several battles were fought in the Vicinity of Winchester, 1862-1864.
Marker Number: Z 217

Marker Title: West Virginia / Frederick County VA

Marker Location: Rt 50

County or Independent City: Hampshire County, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: Conservation & Development Commission 1929

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