White House Farm

White House Farm (HM9BJ)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.124', W 77° 56.587'

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In 1740, Dr. John McCormick, a Scots (Scotch)-Irish immigrant bought 395 acres from Jost Hite and established White House Farm. Stone barn built by McCormick is the oldest standing in West Virginia. House served as a tavern and inn in early 1800s. In 1863, Major Harry Gilmor, 7th Va. Cavalry, CSA, shot and killed Captain George Somers, US Army in skirmish here. In 1979, listed in National Register.
HM NumberHM9BJ
Year Placed2005
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 246034 N 4348878
Decimal Degrees39.25206667, -77.94311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.124', W 77° 56.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 7.44" N, 77° 56' 35.22" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3900 Summit Point Rd, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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