Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town

Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town (HM84Z)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.362', W 77° 51.603'

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Explore the Washington Heritage Trail
George Washington knew the portion of the Shenandoah Valley that forms West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle well. The Washington Heritage Trail lets you drive the scenic backroads that join Charles Town to Bath, the popular 18th century resort town now called Berkeley Springs. The scenery and historic homes along the byway show you what the First President saw the many times he rode horseback on his way west to take the waters.

Follow the blue and white byway signs to wind your way through Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties. Allow 6-8 hours driving time if you want to explore the entire 138-mile circuit. The way is well marked. These colonial-era roads, now paved, meander through fertile farmlands and mountain forests.

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Afoot in Historic Charles Town
The history of Charles Town is best explored by taking a walk. On these streets you can see sites that go back to the founding years of the Republic, as well as many homes that weathered the tumult of John Brown and the Civil War.
Walking tour pamplets are free at the Charles Town Visitors Center across the street.
HM NumberHM84Z
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253334 N 4352788
Decimal Degrees39.28936667, -77.86005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.362', W 77° 51.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 21.72" N, 77° 51' 36.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135-183 N George St, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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