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Old 03-17-2009, 12:57 PM   #4
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Hedgesville

Marker is located in Hedgesville, Berkeley County WV on the right heading west on Route 9.



On August 17, 2004, President George W. Bush made a re-election campaign stop at Hedgesville High School. A highly unusual event for Hedgesville. Population from the 2000 US Census Bureau the population was 240 at the time of the visit.


Mt. Zion Church



Snodgrass Tavern



Its most famous guest was George Washington, who ate and spent the night there on September 5, 1784
Edgar Allen Poe frequently visited the Tavern, and is said to have conceived his poem "The Raven" there.
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