Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

AG Corps History Snippet – Horatio Gates

From COL Holly A. Gay – I was going through photos for my retirement program and I found this one.  My sister moved to Shepherdstown, WV in 2011.  As you drive to her house (about 3 miles away) – there is this sign.  I thought I would pass it along since I think it’s kind of cool… who knew right?

In case it’s difficult to read, the citation reads:  “Travelers’ Rest” – Home of Gen. Horatio Gates, built on land bought, 1763.  Gates once a British officer, joined the Revolutionary Army, and was the leader of the Continentals in decisive victory over Gen. Burgoyne at Saratoga.  (1/2 Mi. S.W.)

The sign is located on the Kearneysville Pike (also known as Leestown Road or 480).

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