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Washington Heritage Trail in Morgan County


127 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV zip - 25413

The Washington Heritage Trail is a 136-mile national scenic byway inspired by the prominent footsteps of George
Washington through the three historic counties of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. Compelling history,
spectacular scenery, geologic wonders, recreation and year ‘round activities and festivals are highlighted by 45 historical sites. The trail meanders across mountains and rivers, through forests, farms and orchards as it connects five 18th century towns that remain the center of life today and offer comfortable lodging, unique shopping and fine dining. More information on attractions and services throughout the area is available at each town’s Visitor Center

The three counties of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia — Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson — make up the Washington Heritage Trail. Experience a rich timeline of American history that includes a colonial spa town, sites of early industries, railroad landmarks and Civil War locations. The footsteps of America’s first president are particularly prominent, along this 136-mile driving trail named for George Washington and approved as a National Scenic Byway and West Virginia Scenic Byway.

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