Morgan County / Berkeley County

Morgan County / Berkeley County (HM28)

Location: Hedgesville, WV 25427 Berkeley County
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N 39° 35.82', W 78° 4.032'

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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.

Berkeley County. Formed from Frederick in 1772. Named for Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt, governor of Virginia, 1768-1770. Home of many leaders in the Revolution. As early as 1774, George Washington had orchards planted here.
HM NumberHM28
Year Placed1978
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 751829 N 4387139
Decimal Degrees39.59700000, -78.06720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 35.82', W 78° 4.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 35' 49.20" N, 78° 4' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11348 WV-9, Hedgesville WV 25427, US
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