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Morgan County

County Facts

Date of Formation: 1820
Named: In honor of General Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary War
County Seat: Berkeley Springs

Sources

Books

Cartmell, Thomas Kemp. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants. Winchester, Virginia, Eddy Press Corporation, 1909.
975.59 C327.

Droegemeyer, James R. Hedgesville McCoys Ferry and Cherry Run During the Civil War 1861-1865. s. l., n. p., n. d.
975.496 D703.

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society. Graveyard History of Morgan County, (Virginia) West Virginia. Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Society, 1980.
929.5 M847.

_________________________________________. Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society Newsletter. Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Society, 1982-.
Per.

______________________________________________. Morgan County School History. Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1987.
372.9754 M847.

Morgan County Home Guard Enrolled and Enlisted. s. l., n. p., n. d.
973.7454 M847 Pam.

Newsbraugh, Frederick T. Warm Springs Echoes About Berkeley Springs and Morgan County. Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Morgan Messenger, 1967-1976.
917.5496 N534.

Strother, David Hunter. Historical Address Delivered by General Davie Hunter Strother at Berkeley Springs, West Virginia At The Centennial Celebration, July 4, 1876. Washington City, McGill and Withrow, 1876; Reprinted Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Frederick T. Newbraugh, 1973.
975.496 S925 Pam.

Newspaper Clippings

"100 Years of Paw Paw," Martinsburg Journal, 4-7-1991.
"A Possible Museum For Paw Paw," Morgan Messenger, 11-27-1991.
"Activity Slowly Returns Following Morgan Blizzzard," Berkeley Springs News, 2-7- 1966.
"Bringing People Back To Their Home in Magnolia," Morgan Messenger, 8-12- 1992.
"Could This Old School Be a Paw Paw Museum," Morgan Messenger, 11-27-1991.
"Editors To View Spot Where Rumsey Launched Steamboat," n. p. n. d.
"Folk Festival Performance For Those Who Dare To Bare It All," Martinsburg Journal, 8-8-1997.
"It Happened in Sir Johns Run, 1933," Morgan Messenger, 6-7-1989.
"Morgan is Runt of Potomac Highlands," Beckley Post Herald, 8-15-1969.
"Morgan County Sites," Martinsburg Journal, 7-26-1980.
"Morgan Co. Woman Uses Treatment From Ages-Old Orient," Martinsburg Journal, 7- 19-1997.
"Morgan Countian Explores Times Past," Martinsburg Journal, 9-20-1986.
"Natural Folk, Lots of Music, little Clothing at Avalon Fest," Martinsburg Journal, 8-10- 1997.
"No Artifacts Found Along Warm Springs Run," Morgan Messenger, 9-26-1990.
"Old Court Records Stored in Apartment," Morgan Messenger, 8-13-1986.
"Paw Paw, Preparing For The Future," Martinsburg Journal, 7-7-1996.
"Paw Paw Celebration Planned Throughout Year," Martinsburg Journal, 4-7-1991.
"Paw Paw Tunnel Long Time in Making," Cumberland Times-News, 4-4-1998.
"Photographs Capture Moments of Paw Paw's Past," Martinsburg Journal, 1-28- 1996.
"Port James Rumsey Dedication in June," n. p. n.d.
"Ruth Virginia Funk," Morgan Messenger, 8-19-1992.
"Sir Johns Run Train Wreck, 1933," Morgan Messenger, 6-7-1989, 6-14-1989.
"Tomato Festival Exhibit Recalls Town's History," Martinsburg Journal, 12-28- 1996.

"Series of Articles Reprinted From, Warm Springs Echoes, by Frederick T. Newbraugh., Titled Know Morgan County. Published in the Berkeley Springs News,
5-10-1063; 5-30-1963; 6-28-1963; 9-6-1963; 9-27-1963; 10-4-1963; 11-1-1963; 11-15-1963; 11- 22-1963; 11-29-1963; 2-14-1963; 2-28-1964; 7-10-1964; 8-7-1964; 9-11-1964; 10-8-1964; 10- 23-1964; 12-25-1964; 1-15-1965; 1-29-1965; 4-23-1965; 5-27-1965; 7-29-1965; 8-6-1965; 9-16- 1965; 1-14-1966; 7-22-1966; 7-28-1966. - and -

Morgan Messenger
7-25-1963; 9-12-1963; 9-19-1963; 10-17-1963; 3-5-1964; 3-12-1964; 3-17-1964; 4-2-1964; 4- 23-1964; 4-30-1964; 5-28-1964; 6-4-1964; 7-2-1964; 7-30-1964; 8-5-1964; 8-13-1964; 8-20- 1964; 9-24-1964; 10-15-1964; 1-7-1965; 2-11-1965; 3-4-1965; 3-11-1965; 3-18-1965; 4-1-1965; 6-17-1965; 6-7-1965; 6-24-1965; 8-12-1965; 9-9-1965; 10-21-1965; 11-4-1965; 11-10-1965; 12- 2-1965; 12-16-1965; 12-30-1965; 1-20-1966; 2-3-1966; 2-16-1966; 3-25-1966; 4-28-1966; 5-12- 1966; 5-26-1966; 6-16-1966; 6-24-1966; 6-30-1966; 7-7-1966; 7-14-1966; 9-15-1966.

Morgan County Records on Microfilm

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