Lewis County

Lewis County is located in central West Virginia. The population in 2010 was 16,372, and the county seat is Weston.  It is well known as the home of the West Virginia Hospital 

 

Major cities in Lewis County include Weston,  .

 


BENNETT – CAMDEN

LOCATION: RT 19, WALKERSVILLE, APPX 150 YARDS SOUTH OF WALKERSVILLE ROAD (RT 44)

GPS:

38* 51′ 56″ N, 80* 27′ 29″ W

38.865696 N, 80.458205 W

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GENI BIOGRAPHY – JONATHAN McCALLY BENNETT


COPLEY NO. 1 WELL

LOCATION: CR 17, COPLEY, APPX 9 MILES WEST OF RT 19, NEAR GILMER COUNTY LINE

GPS:

38* 58′ 09″ N, 80* 38′ 52″ W

38.969308 N, 80.648040 W

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ENGAGEMENTS OF CO. A /

FORT PICKENS

LOCATION: CR 50, APPX 1 MILE EAST OF RT 19 AND IRELAND (?)

GPS: (??)

38* 46′ 42″ N, 80* 26′ 11″ W

38.778468 N, 80* 436461 W

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CIVIL WAR IN THE EAST – WV 10TH INFANTRY

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FIRST M.P. CHURCH

LOCATION: JANE LEW, RT 19, ACROSS FROM DEPOT STREET, JUST NORTH OF HACKERS CREEK BRIDGE

GPS:

39* 06′ 37″ N, 80* 24′ 25″ W

39.110372 N, 80.406948 W

CHURCH IS LOCATED APPX 2-1/2 MILES WEST ON CR 8 / BROAD RUN ROAD (JUNCTION IS 1 BLOCK SOUTH OF MARKER)

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FORT PICKENS

LOCATION: RT 19, IRELAND, AT JUNCTION WITH CR 50

** MONUMENT LOCATED ON GLADY CREEK ROAD APPX 1-1/4 MILE NORTH OF MARKER ?? **

GPS:

38* 49′ 03″ N, 80* 27′ 43″ W

38.817716 N, 80.462068 W


GEN. LIGHTBURN

LOCATION: JANE LEW, RT 19 AT SOUTH END OF HACKERS CREEK BRIDGE, ACROSS FROM HIGH ST / CR 8 (BROAD RUN ROAD)

GPS:

39* 06′ 33″ N, 80* 24′ 23″ W

39.109320 N, 80.406510 W

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GRAVES OF HEROES

LOCATION: CR 1 (OLD MILL ROAD), MIDWAY BETWEEN DOWNTOWN WESTON AND JACKSON’S MILL, ACROSS FROM FREEDOM DRIVE

GPS:

39* 04′ 20″ N, 80* 27′ 47″ W

39.072420 N, 80.463195 W

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HACKER’S CREEK / JANE LEW

LOCATION: JANE LEW, RT 19, AT NORTH END OF BRIDGE OVER HACKER’S CREEK, AT SPICOLI COURT

GPS:

39* 06′ 34″ N, 80* 24′ 24″ W

39.109637 N, 80.406757 W

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TOWN OF JANE LEW

WIKIPEDIA – HACKER’S CREEK

HACKER’S CREEK WEBSITE


JACKSON GRAVES /

JACKSON’S MILL

LOCATION: (Unsure – There are 3 markers for Jackson’s Mill and it appears they may have been shuffled. This one was located across from the Jackson’s Mill historical district back in 2010. It may have been replaced and moved out to the junction with CR 12 and Rt 19.)

GPS:

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NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – HISTORIC DISTRICT


JACKSON’S MILL (#1)

LOCATION: NORTH OF WESTON, RT 19, APPX 3/4 MILE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN, ACROSS FROM FUNERAL HOME

GPS:

39* 02′ 47″ N, 80* 27′ 52″ W

39.046517 N, 80.464599 W

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NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – HISTORIC DISTRICT


JACKSON’S MILL (#2)

LOCATION: RT 19 APPX 2 MILES NORTH OF DOWNTOWN WESTON AT JUNCTION OF CR 12. LOCATED APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF RT 19. NOTE: MAY HAVE BEEN SHUFFLED TO DIFFERENT LOCATION WITH JMACKSON’S MILL / JACKSON GRAVES MARKER.

GPS:

39* 03′ 50″ N, 80* 27′ 19″ W

39.064153 N, 80.455290 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – JACKSON’S MILL

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – GENERAL THOMAS “STONEWALL” JACKSON

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – HISTORIC DISTRICT


JOHN HACKER’S SETTLEMENT

LOCATION: HACKER’S CREEK ROAD (CR 7), APPX 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF I-79 EXIT 105 (JANE LEW), APPX 3/4 MILE NORTH OF BERLIN ROAD (CR 13)

GPS:

39* 03′ 43″ N, 80* 22′ 02″ W

39.062117 N, 80.367483 W

HACKER’S CREEK WEBSITE

GENI – BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN HACKER


LOUIS BENNETT LIBRARY

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN WESTON, COURT STREET – BETWEEN E. 2ND STREET AND BANK STREET

GPS:

39* 02′ 11″ N, 80* 27′ 55″ W

39.036613 N, 80.465409 W

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NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


PIERSON’S RANGERS

LOCATION: OIL CREEK ROAD (CR 23), APPX 1/4 MILE WEST OF RT 19, APPX 3/4 MILE SOUTH OF ENTRANCE TO STONEWALL RESORT STATE PARK

GPS:

38* 55′ 48″ N, 80* 29′ 32″ W

38.930007 N, 80.492361 W

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SEIZURE OF WESTON BANK FUNDS

LOCATION: WESTON, RT 33, APPX 1/4 MILE EAST OF COURT STREET, NEAR JUNCTION WITH BROWN AVE

GPS:

39* 02′ 12″ N, 80* 27′ 35″ W

39.036919 N, 80.459824 W

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WESTON

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN WESTON, CORNER OF CENTER STREET AND BANK STREET IN FRONT OF LEWIS CO COURTHOUSE

GPS:

39* 02′ 12″ N, 80* 28′ 00″ W

39.036796 N, 80.466859 W

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WESTON STATE HOSPITAL

(#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: WESTON, RT 119/33 (2ND STREET) AND SOUTH RIVER ROAD, JUST WEST OF DOWNTOWN WESTON

GPS:

39* 02′ 20″ N, 80* 28′ 07″ W

39.039157 N, 80.468781 W

WIKIPEDIA

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – WESTON STATE HOSPITAL

TRANSALLEGHENYLUNATICASYLUM WEBSITE

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


WESTON STATE HOSPITAL

(#2 OF 2)

LOCATION: WESTON, RT 119/33 AND ASYLUM DRIVE, APPX 1/4 MILE WEST OF DOWNTOWN WESTON

GPS:

39* 02′ 26″ N, 80* 28′ 13″ W

39.040639 N, 80.470439 W

WIKIPEDIA

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – WESTON STATE HOSPITAL

TRANSALLEGHENYLUNATICASYLUM WEBSITE

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


WITHER’S GRAVE

LOCATION: WESTON, AT 3-WAY INTERSECTION OF SOUTH MAIN STREET AND CENTER AVENUE (RT 19), IN NORTHBOUND LANE

GPS:

39* 02′ 07″ N, 80* 28′ 11″ W

39.035520 N, 80.469879 W

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WIKIPEDIA – ALEXANDER SCOTT WITHERS


LEWIS COUNTY /

BRAXTON COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 19/ RT 4, APPX 1 MILE SOUTH OF IRELAND

GPS:

38* 47′ 55″ N, 80* 28′ 57″ W

38.798697 N, 80.482701 W

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LEWIS COUNTY /

GILMER COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 33 / RT 119, LINN, APPX 250 YARDS NORTH OF INTERSECTION WITH RT 47 AND RT 33/RT 119, APPX 15 MILES WEST OF WESTON

GPS:

39* 00′ 35″ N, 80* 43′ 06″ W

39.009923 N, 80.718373 W

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LEWIS COUNTY /

HARRISON COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 19, APPX 2 MILES NORTH OF DOWNTOWN JANE LEW, APPX 8 MILES SOUTH OF WEST MILFORD

GPS:

39* 07′ 52″ N, 80* 25′ 14″ W

39.131236 N, 80.420591 W

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LEWIS COUNTY /

UPSHUR COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 4, APPX 3 MILES EAST OF IRELAND AND RT 19, APPX 4 MILES WEST OF ROCK CAVE

GPS:

38* 50′ 04″ N, 80* 23′ 42″ W

38.834658 N, 80.395274 W

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LEWIS COUNTY /

UPSHUR COUNTY

(REMOVED WHEN EXPANDED TO 4-LANE)

LOCATION: (COUNTY LINE) RT 33 (NOW RT 48) APPX 7 MILES EAST OF I-79 EXIT 99, APPX 5 MILES WEST OF BUCKHANNON

GPS: (COUNTY LINE)

39* 00′ 46″ N, 80* 19′ 05″ W

39.012791 N, 80.318174 W

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