Kanawha County

Kanawha County is located in south-central West Virginia. It is the home of Charleston, the state’s capital and largest city (pop 46,536 in 2019).  The Charleston metro area has around 208,000 people.  In addition to being the center for state government, Kanawha County is a major industrial and chemical manufacturing area. It was also a major oil and gas producing area for many years.
Other major cities in the county include St. Albans, Belle, Cross Lanes, DuPont City, Institute, Nitro, South Charleston, and Scott Depot.
Daniel Boone was a member of the Kanawha County Assembly in 1791.

 

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STATE CAPITOL (#1 OF 4)

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST, BETWEEN CAPITOL BUILDING AND KANAWHA RIVER, SITUATED NEXT TO ABRAHAM LINCOLN MARKER

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 07” N, 81* 36’ 44” W

38.335290 N, 81.612463 W

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STATE CAPITOL (#2 OF 4)

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, CORNER OF KANAWHA BLVD AND GREENBRIER STREET

GPS:

38* 20’ 11” N, 81* 36’ 57” W

38.336579 N, 81.616061 W

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STATE CAPITOL (#3 OF 4)

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, INTERSECTION OF GREENBRIER STREET AND RT 60 (WASHINGTON AVE) AT GATE TO CAPITOL COMPLEX

GPS:

38* 20’ 19” N, 81* 36’ 50” W

38.338868 N, 81.614022 W

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STATE CAPITOL (#4 OF 4)

LOCATION:  DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON, CORNER OF LEE STREET AND CAPITOL STREET

GPS:

38* 21’ 02” N, 81* 37’ 59”

38.350736 N, 81.633301 W

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST, BETWEEN CAPITOL BUILDING AND KANAWHA RIVER, SITUATED NEXT TO STATE CAPITOL MARKER #1

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 07” N, 81* 36’ 45” W

38.335341 N, 81.612716 W

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EXECUTIVE MANSION

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD, APPX 150 YARDS EAST OF GREENBRIER STREET, NEAR THE CAPITOL BUILDING

GPS:

38* 20’ 09” N, 81* 36’ 54” W

38.335914 N, 81.615154 W

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CHARLESTON

LOCATION: CHARLESTON,  KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER AT INTERSECTION WITH COURT STREET

GPS:

38* 21’ 02” N, 81* 38’ 22” W

38.350560 N, 81.629576 W

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FIRST GAS WELL

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER, ACROSS FROM BROOKS STREET, APPX 1-1/4 MILE WEST OF CAPITOL BUILDING, SITUATED APPX 100 FEET FROM FORT LEE MARKER 

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 40” N, 81* 37’ 58” W

38.344456 N, 81.532926 W

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FORT LEE

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER, ACROSS FROM BROOKS STREET, APPX 1-1/4 MILE WEST OF CAPITOL BUILDING, SITUATED APPX 100 FEET FROM FIRST GAS WELL MARKER 

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 39” N, 81* 37’ 57” W

38.344205 N, 81.632626 W

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WILLIAM BLIZZARD

LOCATION:  CHARLESTON, EAST KANAWHA BLVD AT THE CORNER OF MORRIS STREET, APPX 1-1/4 MILES WEST OF THE CAPITOL BUILDING

GPS:

38* 20’ 35” N, 81* 37’ 50” W

38.343211 N, 81.630812 W

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45TH US COLORED INFANTRY

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER, APPX 100 YARDS WEST OF GREENBRIER STREET. 

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS: (APPX)

38* 20’ 12” N, 81* 37’ 03” W

38.336716 N, 81.617547 W

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LEWIS’ MARCH

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER, APPX 3/10 MILE EAST OF CAPITOL BUILDING, AT INTERSECTION WITH VEAZEY STREET

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 05” N, 81* 36’ 23” W

38.334802 N, 81.606575 W

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CRAIK-PATTON HOUSE

LOCATION:  CHARLESTON,  EAST KANAWHA BLVD APPX ½ MILE WEST OF MERGER WITH I-64, APPX 1-1/2 MILES EAST OF CAPITOL BUILDING

GPS:

38* 19’ 55” N, 81* 35’ 09” W

38.332150 N, 81.586056 W

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DANIEL BOONE

LOCATION:  CHARLESTON,  EAST KANAWHA BLVD APPX 1/4 MILE WEST OF MERGER WITH

I-64, APPX 1-1/2 MILES EAST OF CAPITOL BUILDING, IN SMALL ROADSIDE PARK

GPS:

38* 19’ 51” N, 81* 35’ 01” W

38.331029 N, 81.583761

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SLAVERY IN WEST VIRGINIA

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST,

GPS: (NEW MARKER – LOCATION UNKNOWN)

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THE BLOCK (#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SHREWSBURY STREET APPX 50 FEET NORTH OF RT 60

GPS:

38* 21’ 00” N, 81* 37’ 49” W

38.350066 N, 81.630498 W

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THE BLOCK (#2 OF 2)

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SHREWSBURY STREET BETWEEN CHRISTOPHER STREET AND SMITH STREET, IN FRONT OF SIMPSON MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

GPS:

38* 21’ 06” N, 81* 37’ 42” W

38.351745 N, 81.628506 W

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FORT SCAMMON (#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: SOUTH CHARLESTON, FROM RT 119, TURN ONTO CANTLEY DRIVE APPX  ½ MILE SOUTH OF RT 61 OR ¼ MILE SOUTH OF RT 119 OFFRAMP FROM I-64.  AFTER TURNING ONTO CANTLEY STREET, IMMEDIATELY TURN RIGHT ONTO FORT HILL DRIVE.  MARKER IS APPX 50 YARDS ON THE RIGHT.

(NOTE: CONTINUE UP FORT HILL DRIVE APPX 1 MILE THROUGH RESIDENTIAL AREA AND FOLLOW SIGNS TO FORT AND MARKER #2)

GPS:

38* 20’ 50” N, 81* 39’ 09” W

38.347239 N, 81.652709 W

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FORT SCAMMON (#2 OF 2)

LOCATION: SOUTH CHARLESTON, INTERSECTION OF MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE AND SHERIDAN CIRCLE, JUST BELOW THE FORT. FOLLOW SIGNS UP FORT HILL DRIVE FROM MARKER #1 APPX 1 MILE THROUGH RESIDENTIAL AREA.  FORT IS ON TOP OF THE HILL.

GPS:

38* 21’ 03” N, 81* 39’ 20” W

38.351016 N, 81.655659 W

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WILLIAM STARKE ROSENCRANS

LOCATION: SOUTH CHARLESTON, RT 119 APPX 10 MILES SOUTH OF KANAWHA RIVER, AT COAL STATE NATURAL AREA PARK, ROCKY BRANCH ROAD

GPS:  (APPX LOCATION)

38* 16’ 00” N, 81* 47’ 36” W

38.266728 N, 81.793528 W

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ALUM CREEK

LOCATION: ALUM CREEK, RT 214, APPX 7 MILES SOUTH OF I-64

GPS:

38* 17’ 06” N, 81* 47’ 13” W

38.285027 N, 81.787104 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

LINCOLN COUNTY

LOCATION: ALUM CREEK, RT 214

GPS: (MISSING??)

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

BOONE COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 119, SOUTH OF McCORKLE

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

BOONE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 94, APPX 6 MILES SOUTH OF RT 61 AND MARMET

GPS: (MISSING??)

38* 10’ 38” N, 81* 38’ 12” W

38.177451 N, 81.636677 W

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THE RUFFNERS

LOCATION:  CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD OVERLOOKING KANAWHA RIVER, APPX ¼ MILE WEST OF GREENBRIER STREET. 

NOTE: ON EASTBOUND LANE, NO PARKING EXCEPT ACROSS WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 20’ 16” N, 81* 37’ 13” W

38.344205 N, 81.632610 W

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RUFFNER WELL

LOCATION: RT 60, MALDEN, APPX 1 MILE EAST OF I-64 / RT 60 SPLIT ON EAST END OF CHARLESTON

GPS:

38* 18’ 09” N, 81* 33’ 22” W

38.302692 N, 81.556156 W

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REV RUFFNER’S GRAVE

LOCATION: RT 60, MALDEN, APPX 1 MILE EAST OF I-64 / RT 60 SPLIT ON EAST END OF CHARLESTON, APPX 100 FEET OFF RT 60 ON GEORGE’S AVENUE NEXT TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT

GPS:

38* 18’ 03” N, 81* 33’ 24” W

38.300887 N, 81.556734 W

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MALDEN /

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE

LOCATION: RT 60/12 (MALDEN DRIVE),  TAKE GEORGES DRIVE TURNOFF, TURN LEFT ON MALDEN DRIVE, APPX 250 YARDS SOUTH, SITUATED NEXT TO LEWIS RUFFNER MARKER (NEXT)

GPS:

38* 17’ 55” N, 81* 33’ 27” W

38.298850 N, 81.557687 W

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LEWIS RUFFNER

LOCATION: RT 60/12 (MALDEN DRIVE),  TAKE GEORGES DRIVE TURNOFF, TURN LEFT ON MALDEN DRIVE, APPX 250 YARDS SOUTH, SITUATED NEXT TO MALDEN / BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE MARKER (PREVIOUS)

GPS:

38* 17’ 55” N, 81* 33’ 27” W

38.298850 N, 81.557687 W

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BURNING SPRINGS

LOCATION: DUPONT CITY, APPX 7 MILES EAST OF CAPITOL BUILDING, RT 60 AT JUNCTION WITH RT 60/13 (MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE) IN WESTBOUND LANE

GPS:

38* 16’ 08” N, 81* 33’ 51” W

38.268885 N, 81.564220 W

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CAMP PIATT

LOCATION: RT 60/12 (OLD RT 60 FRONTAGE ROAD) MIDWAY BETWEEN BELLE AND RAND,

ON NORTH PART OF LARGE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, ACCESS FROM RT 60 IS AT A CROSSING APPX ¾ MILE SOUTHEST OF LOCATION.   THIS MARKER IS NORTHWEST OF THE CROSSING, APPX  ½ MILE PAST THE BELLE WORKS MARKER (NEXT)

GPS:

38* 14’ 59” N, 81* 33’ 41” W

38.249794 N, 81.561613 W

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BELLE WORKS

LOCATION: RT 60/12 (OLD RT 60 FRONTAGE ROAD) MIDWAY BETWEEN BELLE AND RAND,

ON NORTH PART OF LARGE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, ACCESS FROM RT 60 IS AT A CROSSING APPX ¼ MILE SOUTHEST OF LOCATION. THIS MARKER IS NORTHWEST OF THE CROSSING, APPX  ½ MILE BEFORE THE CAMP PIATT MARKER (PREVIOUS)

GPS:

38* 14’ 39” N, 81* 33’ 13” W

38.244231 N, 81.553873 W

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SAMUEL SHREWSBURY HOUSE

LOCATION: RT 60/12 (OLD RT 60 FRONTAGE ROAD) MIDWAY BETWEEN BELLE AND RAND,

ON NORTH PART OF LARGE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, ACCESS FROM RT 60 IS AT A CROSSING APPX ½ MILE NORTHWEST OF LOCATION. THIS MARKER IS SOUTHEAST OF THE CROSSING, APPX  ½ MILE, AND 1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF THE CAMP PIATT  AND BELLE WORKS MARKERS (PREVIOUS)

GPS:

38* 14’ 15” N, 81* 32’ 37” W

38.237694 N, 81.543863 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

BOONE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 94, APPX 6 MILES SW OF MARMET AND RT 61

GPS: (MISSING??)

38* 10′ 39″ N, 81* 38′ 12″ W

38.177565 N, 81.636681 W

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COALBURG

LOCATION: RT 61 ON WEST END OF EAST BANK, APPX ½ MILE WEST OF EAST BANK MIDDLE SCHOOL

GPS:

38*12’ 31” N, 81* 27’ 26” W

38.208826 N, 81.457469 W

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EAST BANK HIGH SCHOOL

LOCATION: EAST BANK, RT 61 AT WALNUT STREET, NEXT TO EAST BANK HIGH SCHOOL

GPS:

38* 12’ 58” N, 81* 26’ 31” W

38.216272 N, 81.441976 W

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PRATT

LOCATION: PRATT, RT 61, APPX 20 MILES EAST OF STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, APPX 3 MILES EAST OF EAST BANK, AT TURNOFF ON CHESAPEAKE STREET

GPS: (MISSING – APPX LOCATION)

38* 12’ 14” N, 81* 23’ 44” W

38.204164 N, 81.395761 W

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BULL MOOSE SPECIAL

LOCATION:   PAINT CREEK ROAD (RT 83) AT INTERSECTION WITH HOLLY GROVE ROAD (RT 83/2), APPX 1 MILE SOUTH OF HANSFORD AND RT 61

GPS:

38* 11’ 26” N, 81*23’ 43” W

38.190647 N, 81.395544 W

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FIRST SETTLERS

LOCATION: CEDAR GROVE, RT 60, AT INTERSECTION WITH HULL AVE, STOPLIGHT.  NEXT TO ANDREW AND CHARLES LEWIS MARCH MARKER IN SMALL PARK, EASTBOUND LANE AT SMALL PARK, 50 YARDS TO CHURCH AND HISTORIC CHURCH MARKER. 

GPS:

38* 13’ 05” N, 81* 25’ 34” W

38.218062 N, 81.426280 W

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ANDREW AND

CHARLES LEWIS MARCH

LOCATION: CEDAR GROVE, RT 60, AT INTERSECTION WITH HULL AVE, STOPLIGHT.  NEXT TO FIRST SETTLERS MARKER IN SMALL PARK, EASTBOUND LANE AT SMALL PARK, 50 YARDS TO CHURCH AND HISTORIC CHURCH MARKER. 

GPS:

38* 13’ 05” N, 81* 25’ 35” W

38.218211 N, 81.426445 W

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HISTORIC CHURCH

LOCATION: CEDAR GROVE, RT 60, APPX 100 YARDS EAST OF INTERSECTION WITH HULL AVE, STOPLIGHT,  ADJACENT TO SMALL PARK AND FIRST SETTLERS MARKER

GPS:

38* 13’ 03” N, 81* 25’ 33” W

38.217631 N, 81.425952 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

FAYETTE COUNTY

LOCATION: SMITHERS, RT 60, ACROSS RIVER FROM MONTGOMERY, APPX ¼ MILE EAST OF MONTGOMERY BRIDGE ON EASTBOUND SIDE

GPS:

38* 10’ 58” N, 81* 18’ 43” W

38.182903 N, 81.312158 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

FAYETTE COUNTY

LOCATION:  MONTGOMERY,  FAYETTE PIKE WEST (RT 61) BETWEEN MONROE STREET AND JACKSON STREET

GPS:

38* 10’ 49” N, 81* 19’ 44” W

38.180421 N, 81.328948 W

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SPICER PATRICK

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST, APPX ¼ MILE EAST OF RT 60 BRIDGE, ON WALKING TRAIL BETWEEN HIGHWAY AND KANAWHA RIVER, JUST WEST OF AND ACROSS FROM WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  (NEAR WILLIAM H. DAVIS MARKER – ABOVE)

GPS:

38* 21’ 54” N, 81* 39’ 52” W

38.365024 N, 81.664562 W

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WILLIAM H. DAVIS

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST, APPX ½ MILE EAST OF RT 60 BRIDGE, ON WALKING TRAIL BETWEEN HIGHWAY AND KANAWHA RIVER, ACROSS FROM WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  (NEAR SPICER PATRICK MARKER – BELOW)

GPS:

38* 21’ 48” N, 81* 39’ 42” W

38.363561 N, 81.661825 W

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GEORGE W. SUMMERS

LOCATION:  CHARLESTON, KANAWHA BLVD WEST, BETWEEN LOVELL DRIVE AND PARK AVENUE, ALONG KANAWHA RIVER, APPX 6/10 MILE WEST OF I-64 UNDERPASS

GPS:

38* 21’ 39” N, 81* 39’ 24” W

38.360973 N, 81.656911 W

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BATTLE OF CHARLESTON

LOCATION: CHARELSTON, KANAWHA BLVD EAST AT MAGIC ISLAND, JUST WEST OF I-64 OVERPASS, ACROSS FROM TENNESSEE AVENUE, IN CITY PARK APPX 30 FEET FROM ROAD

GPS:

38* 21’ 26” N, 81* 38’ 52” W

38.357376 N, 81.647811 W

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MILITARY SURVEY / NITRO

LOCATION: EAST NITRO, RT 25, APPX 6/10 MILE EAST OF SATTES / HENDERSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE

GPS:

38* 23’ 30” N, 81* 49’ 12” W

38.391748 N, 81.820285 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

PUTNAM COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 62, APPX 1-1/2 MILES WEST OF JUNCTION WITH RT 622 IN CROSS LANES

GPS:

38* 26’ 06” N, 81* 48’ 48” W

38.435106 N, 81.813521 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

PUTNAM COUNTY

LOCATION: NITRO, RT 25 AT CORNER OF 27TH STREET

GPS: (MISSING??)

38* 25’ 33” N, 81* 50’ 25” W

38.426017 N, 81.840444 W

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ANDREW AND

CHARLES LEWIS MARCH

LOCATION: INSTITUTE, FAIRLAWN AVENUE (RT 25) PARALLEL WITH I-64, APPX 1-3/4 MILES WEST OF I-64 EXIT 53, ACROSS INTERSTATE FROM WV STATE POLICE ACADEMY

GPS:

38* 22’ 48” N, 81* 45’ 33” W

38.380166 N, 81.759277 W

NOTE:  THIS MARKER AND INDIAN MOUND (NEXT) ARE APPX 30 FEET APART AND WERE BOTH MISSING.  POLES REMAIN, BUT IF REPLACED, MARKERS MAY BE ON EITHER POLE.

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INDIAN MOUND /

MOUNDS – EARTHWORKS

LOCATION: INSTITUTE, FAIRLAWN AVENUE (RT 25) PARALLEL WITH I-64, APPX 1-3/4 MILES WEST OF I-64 EXIT 53, ACROSS INTERSTATE FROM WV STATE POLICE ACADEMY

GPS: (MISSING??)

38* 22’ 48” N, 81* 45’ 32” W

38.380028 N, 81.759140 W

NOTE:  THIS MARKER AND INDIAN MOUND (NEXT) ARE APPX 30 FEET APART AND WERE BOTH MISSING.  POLES REMAIN, BUT IF REPLACED, MARKERS MAY BE ON EITHER POLE.

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WASHINGTON’S LAND (#2 OF 2)

LOCATION:  DUNBAR, 10TH STREET SOUTH OF RT 25, JUST NORTH OF DUNBAR BRIDGE

GPS:  (APPX)

38* 21’ 29” N, 81* 44’ 13” W

38.358145 N, 81.737061 W

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WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE

LOCATION: INSTITUTE, FAIRLAWN AVE (RT 25) APPX ¼ MILE EAST OF I-64 EXIT 50, AND APPX 4/10 MILE WEST OF INDIAN MOUND MARKER AND ANDREW AND CHARLES LEWIS MARCH MARKER

GPS:

38* 23’ 00” N, 81* 45’ 53” W

38.383488 N, 81.764891 W

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ORDINANCE PLANT

LOCATION:  SOUTH CHARLESTON, MacCORKLE AVE (RT 60), APPX 100 YARDS WEST OF “G” STREET AND ENTRANCE TO LARGE INDUSTRIAL AREA, APPX ¾ MILE EAST OF I-64 EXIT 54

GPS:

38* 21’ 57” N, 81* 42’ 14” W

38.365988 N, 81.704139 W

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https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1107

https://www.theclio.com/entry/45117

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INDIAN MOUND

LOCATION:  SOUTH CHARLESTON, CORNER OF  MacCORKLE AVENUE (RT 60) AND OAKES AVENUE, AKA CRIEL MOUND

GPS:

38* 22’ 08” N, 81* 41’ 50” W

38.369101 N, 81.697466 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/520

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criel_Mound

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MORGAN KITCHEN MUSEUM

LOCATION: ST. ALBANS, MacCORKLE AVENUE (RT 60), ACROSS FROM PFAFF STREET, APPX 1-1/4 MILE WEST OF EAST END OF KANAWHA TERRACE

GPS:

38* 23’ 01” N, 81* 48’ 04” W

38.383729 N, 81.801132 W

https://theclio.com/entry/9534

ST. ALBANS HISTORY ARTICLE

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ST ALBANS ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE

LOCATION: ST. ALBANS, MacCORKLE AVENUE (RT 60), ACROSS FROM HUDSON STREET, APPX 1-3/4 MILE WEST OF EAST END OF KANAWHA TERRACE

GPS:

38* 23’ 09” N, 81* 48’ 33” W

38.386028 N, 81.809391 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/153

https://www.theclio.com/entry/14210

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WASHINGTON’S LAND (#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: ST ALBANS, MacCORKLE AVE (RT 60) AT PORT OF ST ALBANS / ROSIE THE RIVETER ROADSIDE PARK, APPX ½ MILE EAST OF SATTES/HENDERSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE (3RD STREET), MARKER IS LOCATED INSIDE PARK APPX 100 FEET FROM MAIN ROAD

GPS:

38* 23’ 19” N, 81* 49’ 34” W

38.388883 N, 81.826333 W

https://www.theclio.com/entry/114396

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BANGOR CEMETERY

LOCATION: ST. ALBANS, INTERSECTION OF KANAWHA TERRACE AND WALNUT STREET

GPS:

38* 22’ 37” N, 81* 48’ 24” W

38.377101 N, 81.806889 W

https://www.theclio.com/entry/13919

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BIRKETT DAVENPORT FRY

LOCATION:  ST. ALBANS, ENTRANCE TO ST. ALBANS HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT, NEAR INTERSECTION OF KANAWHA TERRACE AND HUDSON STREET

GPS:

38* 22’ 40” N, 81* 48’ 39” W

38.377893 N, 81.811076 W

https://www.theclio.com/entry/96418

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HISTORYNET BIOGRAPHY

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ST ALBANS COVERED BRIDGE

LOCATION: ST. ALBANS, WHERE KANAWHA TERRACE AND 6TH AVE MEET AT BRIDGE OVER COAL RIVER ON WEST END OF TOWN

GPS:

38* 23’ 11” N, 81* 50’ 22” W

38.386439 N, 81.839670 W

ST ALBANS HISTORY WEBSITE ARTICLE

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FORT TACKETT

LOCATION:  WEST END OF ST. ALBANS NEAR AMANDAVILLE, WINFIELD ROAD (RT 817) APPX 200 YARDS FROM INTERSECTION WITH MacCORKLE AVENUE (RT 60)

GPS:

38* 23’ 56” N, 81* 51’ 19” W

38.399118 N, 81.855522 W

https://theclio.com/entry/14264

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/679

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

PUTNAM COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 817 (FORMERLY RT 35) MIDWAY BETWEEN ST ALBANS AND SCARY

GPS:

38* 25’ 08” N, 81* 51’ 26” W

38.419117 N, 81.857249 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

PUTNAM COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 60, APPX 2-1/2 MILES WEST OF AMANDAVILLE AND INTERSECTION WITH RT 817

GPS:

38* 23’ 57” N, 81* 53’ 58” W

38.399391 N, 81.899738 W

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CAPT JOHN YOUNG /

JOHN YOUNG EARLY SETTLER

LOCATION:  YOUNG’S BOTTOM, RT 119, APPX 5 MILES SOUTH OF CLENDENIN, APPX 9 MILES NORTH OF BIG CHIMNEY

GPS:

38* 27’ 38” N, 81* 25’ 26” W

38.460729 N, 81.423897 W

https://theclio.com/entry/65746

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PETROCHEMICAL PLANT

LOCATION: CLENDENIN, RT 119, APPX 200 YARDS NORTH OF FRENCH STREET BRIDGE, APPX 200 YARDS SOUTH OF RT 119 / RT 4 INTERSECTION

GPS:

38* 29’ 21” N, 81* 21’ 05” W

38.489382 N, 81.351504 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/823

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COL GEORGE CLENDENIN /

TOWN OF CLENDENIN

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN CLENDENIN (ACROSS RIVER FROM RT 119), CORNER OF FRENCH STREET AND VIRGINIA AVENUE

NOTE:  MAY HAVE BEEN MOVED (BY POST OFFICE?)

GPS:

38* 29’ 13” N, 81* 21’ 08” W

38.487214 N, 81.352397 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES DOCUMENT

https://theclio.com/entry/6786

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

CLAY COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 4, APPX 4 MILES EAST OF CLENDENIN

GPS:

38* 29′ 02″ N, 81* 15′ 54″ W

38.483841 N, 81.265043 W

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

ROANE COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 119,  APPX 4 MILES NORTH OF CLENDENIN

GPS:

38* 32′ 25″ N, 81* 20′ 53″ W

38.540433 N, 81.348309 W

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PINCH REUNION

LOCATION: PINCH, RT 47 (SOUTH PINCH ROAD) NEAR INTERSECTION WITH REUNION ROAD, APPX 2 MILES SOUTH OF BRIDGE ACROSS RIVER OFF RT 119 AT TOWN OF ELKVIEW

GPS:

38* 24’ 49” N, 81* 29’ 08” W

38.413786 N,  81.485776 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1857

https://www.theclio.com/entry/14156

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SIMON KENTON

LOCATION: BIG CHIMNEY, RT 119, APPX ½ MILE NORTH OF RT 114

GPS:

38* 24’ 19” N, 81* 31’ 57” W

38.405299 N, 81.532667 W

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1188

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KANAWHA COUNTY /

JACKSON COUNTY

LOCATION:  NORTH OF SISSONVILLE, CR 21, NORTH OF I-77 EXIT 116, HAINES BRANCH ROAD, APPX ¾ MILE NORTH OF EXIT

GPS:

38* 33’ 16” N, 81* 37’ 58” W

38.554588 N, 81* 632925 W

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