Berkeley County

Berkeley County is located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and has a population of 104,169 (2010 Census).  This makes it the second-most populous county in West Virginia, behind Kanawha County.  The county seat is Martinsburg.
Major cities in Berkeley County include Martinsburg, Bunker Hill, Gerrardstown, Glengary, Hedgesville and Falling Waters.

 

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/455

 

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL HISTORICAL MARKERS – BERKELEY COUNTY


BATTLE OF HOKE’S RUN

LOCATION:  RT 11, FALLING WATERS AREA

GPS: UNKNOWN

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WV STATE MUSEUM EDUCATION ARTICLE

NEW MARKER – NOT FOUND ON 26 AUGUST 2021

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BELLE BOYD

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, OPPOSITE MARTINSBURG ROUNDHOUSE TRAIN MUSEUM.  RACE STREET, ONE BLOCK EAST OF QUEEN STREET. ADDRESS:  126 E. RACE STREET, MARTINSBURG

NEW MARKER – NOT INSTALLED 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS: 

39* 27’ 34” N / 77* 57’ 42” W

39.459686 N / 77.961692 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/632

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Boyd

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_17.html


BERKELEY RIFLEMEN /

MARTINSBURG

LOCATION:  300 WEST KING STREET, MARTINSBURG, JUST WEST OF MAPLE STREET

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 24” N / 77* 58’ 00” W

39.456907 N / 77.966886 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/458

WV PUBLIC BROADCASTING ARTICLE

US NATIONAL GUARD WEBSITE ARTICLE


BOYDVILLE

LOCATION:  SOUTH QUEEN STREET, ACROSS FROM EAST ADDITION STREET, MARTINSBURG

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 04” N / 77* 57’ 56” W

39.451162 N / 77.965614 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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http://boydville.com/history/ 


CHARLES FAULKNER

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, SOUTH QUEEN STREET

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2243

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NEW MARKER – NOT FOUND ON 24 AUGUST 2021

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DARKESVILLE

LOCATION:  DARKESVILLE, RT 11 SOUTH OF MARTINSBURG, APPX 1 MILE NORTH OF RT 51

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 22’ 10” N / 78* 01’ 43” W

39.369461 N / 78.028723 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT


FORT EVANS

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, RT 11 APPX 1 MILE SOUTH OF RT 45 NEAR PIKESIDE. HISTORIC JOHN EVANS HOUSE (BUILT 1756) IS LOCATED HERE. NO REMAINS OF STOCKADE (FORT EVANS).

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS: 

39* 25’ 36” N / 77* 59’ 14” W

39.426666 N / 77.987306 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – EVANS HOUSE


FORT NEALLY

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, WILLIAMSPORT PIKE (RT 11) APPX ¾ MILE NE OF RT 9

MISSING 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 28’ 55” N, 77* 56’ 55” W

39.482100 N, 77.948668 W


GEN. ADAM STEPHEN

LOCATION:  309 EAST JOHN STREET, MARTINSBURG, 6 BLOCKS EAST OF RALEIGH STREET. HOUSE IS LOCATED ON HILLSIDE JUST BEHIND MARKER.

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 15” N / 77* 57’ 39 W

39.454396 N / 77.960967 W

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Stephen

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/587

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_20.html

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


GERARD HOUSE

LOCATION:  GERRARDSTOWN, RT 51-2 (DOMINION ROAD) APPX 1/10 MILE SOUTHWEST OF RT 51

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 22’ 10” N / 78* 05’ 49” W

39.369669 N / 78.096996 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT


GERRARDSTOWN

LOCATION:  GERRARDSTOWN, RT 51, APPX 100 FEET WEST OF DOMINION ROAD

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 22’ 15” N / 78* 05’ 44” W

39.370885 N / 78.095820 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_26.html


HEDGESVILLE

LOCATION:  HEDGESVILLE,  CORNER OF RT 9 AND ZION STREET, IN FRONT OF CEMETERY AND MT ZION EPISCOPAL CHURCH

PHOTOS 26 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 33’ 11” N / 77* 59’ 38” W

39.553053 N / 77.994093 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_30.html

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_31.html

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_32.html


J.R. CLIFFORD

LOCATION:  515 WEST MARTIN STREET, BETWEEN NORTH RALEIGH STREET AND TUSKEGEE STREET, MARTINSBURG, IN FRONT OF RAMER CENTER

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 35” N / 77* 58’ 08” W

39.459769 N / 77.969035 W

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Clifford

WV ARCHIVES AND HISTORY BIOGRAPHY 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1311


MARTINSBURG

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, NORTH QUEEN STREET (RT 9/RT 11 COMBINED), APPX 100 YARDS SOUTH OF RT 45/5 (EAGLE SCHOOL ROAD)

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 28’ 17” N / 77* 57’ 17” W

39.471626 N / 77.954808 W

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1552 

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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MORGAN ACRES

LOCATION:  BUNKER HILL, RT 11, APPX 1/10 MILE NORTH OF RUNNYMEADE ROAD (RT 26). SMALL PARK SET BACK ABOUT 50 FEET OFF HIGHWAY ON EAST SIDE.   (ALSO MORGAN MORGAN MARKER)

MISSING 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 20’ 06” N / 78* 03’ 11” W

39.335185 N / 78.053096 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT


MORGAN CABIN

LOCATION:  BUNKER HILL, RUNNYMEADE ROAD APPX 3 MILES WEST OF RT 11

GPS:

39* 19’ 54” N / 78* 06’ 19” W

39.331730 N / 78.105293 W

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MORGAN MORGAN

LOCATION:  BUNKER HILL, RT 11, APPX 1/10 MILE NORTH OF RUNNYMEADE ROAD (RT 26). SMALL PARK SET BACK ABOUT 50 FEET OFF HIGHWAY ON EAST SIDE.   (ALSO MORGAN ACRES MARKER)

MISSING 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 20’ 06” N / 78* 03’ 11” W

39.335185 N / 78.053096 W

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2047 


MORGAN’S CHAPEL

LOCATION:  BUNKER HILL, RT 26 APPX ¼ MILE WEST OF RT 11

MISSING 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 20’ 01” N / 78* 03’ 25” W

39.333718 N / 78.057169 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

https://washingtonheritagetrail.com/bc_24.html

NOTE: SMALL MARKER IN FRONT OF CHURCH IS PRIVATELY-FUNDED, NOT A WV ARCHIVES AND HISTORY MARKER


RAILROAD STRIKE OF 1877 /

ROUNDHOUSES AND SHOPS

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG ROUNDHOUSE MUSEUM, EAST MARTIN STREET, MARTINSBURG. NEXT TO BELLE BOYD HOUSE MUSEUM.

PHOTOS 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 29” N / 77* 57’ 38” W

39.458320 N / 77.960731 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1555

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SWAN POND MANOR

LOCATION:  RT 45, APPX 4 MILES EAST OF MARTINSBURG, AT JUNCTION WITH FILES CROSS ROAD ON NORTH SIDE.  MANOR IS APPX 1.5 MILES NORTH AND WEST OF MARKER

PHOTOS 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 05” N / 77* 53’ 00” W

39.451513 N / 77.883481 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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TUSCARORA CHURCH

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, RT 15, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF I-81, EXIT 13. CHURCH IS LOCATED ON HILLSIDE APPX 100 YARDS FROM MARKER

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 27’ 50” N / 78* 00’ 25” W

39.464174 N / 78.007041 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

https://wvhistoryonview.org/catalog/041764

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1914


VAN METRE FORD BRIDGE

LOCATION:  MARTINSBURG, CR 36 (GOLF COURSE ROAD) AT JUNCTION WITH BLAIRTON ROAD (CR 38), APPX 2 MILES EAST OF SOUTH QUEEN STREET

PHOTOS 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 26’ 42” N / 77* 55’ 38” W

39.445187 N / 77.927336 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

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https://www.theclio.com/entry/76133

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VETERANS ADMINISTRATION CENTER

LOCATION:  SOUTH-EAST OF MARTINSBURG, JUNCTION CHARLES TOWN ROAD (RT 115) AND BAKER ROAD / C AVENUE.  PARTIALLY HIDDEN IN MEDIAN SHRUBS APPX 50 FEET EAST OF MAIN HWY.

PHOTOS 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 24’ 46” N / 77* 54’ 57” W

39.412906 N / 77.916012 W

https://www.martinsburg.va.gov/

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WV BERKELEY CO /

MARYLAND

LOCATION:  RT 11 WEST OF WILLIAMSPORT , MD, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF BRIDGE

MISSING 25 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 36’ 00” N / 77* 50’ 02” W

39.600024 N / 77.833398 W

NOTE: NEARBY MARKER FOR WATKIN’S FERRY IS A PRIVATE MARKER FUNDED BY THE JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY


BERKELEY COUNTY /

JEFFERSON COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 51 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 5 MILES EAST OF BUNKER HILL

MISSING ON 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:  (BRIDGE)

39* 19’ 11”N, 77* 59’ 18” W

39.319762 N, 77.988423 W


BERKELEY COUNTY /

JEFFERSON COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 45 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 5 MILES EAST OF MARTINSBURG

MISSING ON 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 26’ 31” N, 77* 51’ 17” W

39.442153 N, 77.854971 W


BERKELEY COUNTY /

JEFFERSON COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 115 (OLD RT 9) AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARTINSBURG

MISSING ON 24 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 23’ 37” N, 77* 54’ 54” W

39.393613 N, 77.915041 W


BERKELEY COUNTY /

MORGAN COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 9, APPX 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF HEDGESVILLE

PHOTOS 26 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 35’ 58” N,  78* 04’ 04” W

39.599636 N,  78.068010 W


WV BERKELEY COUNTY /

VIRGINIA

LOCATION:  RT 45 AT STATE LINE, APPX 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GLENGARY, JUST NORTH OF STATE LINE

MISSING ON 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 22’ 35” N,  78* 12’ 21” W

39.376428 N,  78.205847 W


WV BERKELEY COUNTY /

VIRGINIA

LOCATION:  RT 11 AT STATE LINE, APPX 3 MILES SOUTH OF BUNKER HILL, PARALLEL WITH TO I-81, EXIT 323 (VIRGINIA). MARKER IS SITUATED APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF SIGNS INDICATING WV/VA STATE LINE.

PHOTOS 23 AUGUST 2021

GPS: 

39* 17’ 42” N, 78* 04’ 44” W

39.295231 N, 78.079008 W