Romney / Early Memorial

Romney / Early Memorial (HM2ID)

Location: Romney, WV 26757 Hampshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 20.52', W 78° 45.377'

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Romney. Incorporated as a town, 1762. Owned and laid off as a town by Lord Fairfax. Named for one of the five English Channel ports. Not far away was Fort Pearsall, built, 1756, as Indian defense. Town changed military control 56 times, 1861-1865.

Early Memorial. In 1866, Confederate Memorial Association was formed here, which on September 26, 1867, dedicated a monument to Confederate soldiers, one of the first erected anywhere. This was site of Indian cemetery long before white men came.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 693358 N 4357130
Decimal Degrees39.34200000, -78.75628333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.52', W 78° 45.377'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 31.20" N, 78° 45' 22.62" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 E Main St, Romney WV 26757, US
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