Washington Heritage Trail

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Washington Heritage Trail

Address:c/o Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau
37 Washington Ct
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Web: www.washingtonheritagetrail.org Description:Byway traverses a landscape rich in historic, natural and scenic resources, from forest covered mountains and valley farmland to historic towns and remains of bygone industries. Near the byway visitors will find Harper's Ferry National Historical Park, 21 National Register Historic Districts, and 126 National Register Historic Sites, many of which are associated with George Washington's family. A number of live history programs, including artillery demonstrations and battle reenactments, are carried out throughout the year.
Legth: 137 miles. Start/Endpoint: From the community of Pawpaw, byway runs north to Berkeley Springs along SR 9, where it become a loop route. The north loop follows SR 9, then several county roads and SR 480 southeast to Shepherdstown, then south on CR 230 and US 340 to Charlestown. The south loop runs southwest from Berkeley Springs on County Road 9/10 until it joins with US 522, then follows several county roads to Charlestown and US 340. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2000).

See other parks in West Virginia.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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