West Virginia

West Virginia (HM2FDU)

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N 39° 36.001', W 77° 50.046'

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(Berkeley County)

"The Mountain State"—western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian War, 1754-1763.

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Maryland


Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I, who gave a royal charter to Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore, 162. First settled at Saint Mary's City in 1634. It is one of the thirteen original colonies.
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HM NumberHM2FDU
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 256657 N 4387202
Decimal Degrees39.60001667, -77.83410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.001', W 77° 50.046'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 0.05999999999986" N, 77° 50' 2.76" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
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