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The Washington Heritage Trail speaks the history of the three counties: Jefferson County, Berkeley County and Morgan County. The trail provides a historical background of Americans living at that time. It showcases the railroad landmarks, early industrial sites, colonial spa town, the Civil War locations and the passageway to the Potomac River and Alexandria-Warm Spring Roads, now known as WV9. People interested in the historical trails will have extensive knowledge by signing up with guided tours of each county.

If one visits the Jefferson County, the visitors will be thrilled to see Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, the Shenandoah Canal, the Morgan?s Grove Park that existed since 1775, the St. George?s Chapel, which was formerly known as Norborne Parish Church, and the Middle Historic District. For overnight stay, the Entler Hotel, which was said as a drill area for troops preparing for war, is accessible.

There are also highlights when you stumble upon the Berkeley County, which is included in the Washington Heritage Trail. This county represents the Van Metre Ford Bridge, the oldest bridge in West Virginia; the oldest Berkeley County Courthouse that is presently used as county offices; the Belle Boyd House that functions as a museum and storage of military artifacts of 19th-and-20th century wars; and the once-abandoned B&O Roundhouse & Station Complex that is now preserved for historical purposes

Last but not the least, the Morgan County cover several historical landmarks and several attractions. These include the Spruce Pine Hollow Park that showcases the archeological remains of mill machinery and innovations by James Rumsey; a scenic location called Panorama Overlook that was known as one of the best sites by National Geographic; and one of the oldest buildings in the area, the Roman Bath House & Museum of the Berkeley Springs that is now open for public viewing.

Visitors interested to visit any of the three counties of the Washington Heritage Trail may visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information.
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