Mineral County

Mineral County is located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The South Branch Potomac Rivers defines the  border with Maryland to the north.  The population in 2010 was 28,212.  The County Seat is Keyser, which is home to Potomac State College. Mineral County is home to the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory, located in Rocket Center near Cresaptown, MD. 

 

Major cities in Mineral County include Keyser, Piedmont, and Fort Ashby.

 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1801

 

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – MINERAL COUNTY


KEYSER / AVERELL’S RAID

(#1 OF 2 IDENTICAL MARKERS)

LOCATION: KEYSER, EAST PIEDMONT STREET ACROSS FROM NORTH DAVIS STREET, 1 BLOCK EAST OF MINERAL STREET (RT 220)

GPS:

39* 26′ 22″ N, 78* 58′ 35″ W

39.439502 N, 78.976644 W

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MINERAL COUNTY /

STATE OF MARYLAND

LOCATION: KEYSER, RT 220, APPX 50 YARDS NORTH OF PIEDMONT STREET, JUST SOUTH OF MEMORIAL STREET BRIDGE

GPS:

39* 26′ 26″ N, 78* 58′ 36″ W

39.440740 N, 78.976931 W

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POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE

LOCATION: KEYSER, SOUTH MINERAL STREET (RT 220) AT STATE STREET (ACROSS FROM FORT FULLER / CAPTURE OF RED CREEK MARKER)

GPS:

39* 26′ 13″ N, 78* 58′ 52″ W

39.437020 N, 78.981308 W

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FORT FULLER /

CAPTURE OF NEW CREEK

LOCATION: KEYSER, SOUTH MINERAL STREET (RT 220) AT STATE STREET (ACROSS FROM ENTRANCE TO POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE

GPS:

39* 26′ 12″ N, 78* 58′ 52″ W

39.436873 N, 78.981125 W

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KEYSER / AVERELL’S RAID

(#2 OF 2 IDENTICAL MARKERS)

LOCATION: KEYSER, SOUTH MINERAL STREET (RT 220) AT CARSKADON LANE, APPX 1-1/4 MILE SOUTH OF MEMORIAL STREET BRIDGE AND BORDER WITH MD

GPS:

39* 25′ 54″ N, 78* 59′ 12″ W

39.431684 N, 78.986693 W

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THOMAS CARSKADON

LOCATION: KEYSER, SOUTH MINERAL STREET (RT 220), APPX 50 YARDS SOUTH OF CARSKADON LANE, APPX 1-1/4 MILE SOUTH OF MEMORIAL STREET BRIDGE AND BORDER WITH MD

GPS:

39* 25′ 52″ N, 78* 59′ 12″ W

39.431374 N, 78.986911 W

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MINERAL COUNTY /

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 50/220, APPX 2-1/2 MILES EAST OF BURLINGTON AND APPX 1-1/2 MILES WEST OF JUNCTION

*** MISSING ON 21 MAY 2021 ***

GPS:

39* 19′ 32″ N, 78* 52′ 51″ W

39.325652 N, 78.881046 W


VANDIVER-TROUT-CLAUSE HOUSE

LOCATION: RT 50/220, RIDGEVILLE, APPX 100 YARDS WEST OF CR 9 (KNOBLEY ROAD)

GPS:

39* 20′ 59″ N, 78* 59′ 33″ W

39.349920 N, 78.992603 W

PHOTOS 21 MAY 2021


CLAYSVILLE UNITED

METHODIST CHURCH

LOCATION: JUNCTION OF RT 50 AND RT 93, APPX 1/2 MILE WEST OF CLAYSVILLE, AND APPX 9 MILES SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN KEYSER. CHURCH IS LOCATED UP A VERY NARROW DRIVEWAY. CAUTION: LARGE DITCH MAKES IT HARD TO COME OUT OF DRIVEWAY AND TURN RIGHT (WEST) ON RT 50.

GPS:

39* 20′ 32″ N, 79* 04′ 02″ W

39.342422 N, 79.067269 W


MINERAL COUNTY /

GRANT COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 93, APPX 4 MILES SOUTH OF RT 50

*** MISSING ON 21 MAY 2021 ***

GPS:

39* 17′ 52″ N, 79* 06′ 08 ” W

39.297968 N, 79.102341 W


MINERAL COUNTY /

GRANT COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 50/42, APPX 5 MILES EAST OF MT STORM, APPX 2 MILES WEST OF HARTMANSVILLE

GPS:

39* 19′ 04″ N, 79* 11′ 14″

39.317922 N, 79.187493 W


DR JOHN GREEN

LOCATION: PINNACLE ROAD (CR 4), APPX 1-1/2 MILES NORTH OF RT 42, APPX 2 MILES SOUTH OF ELK GARDEN

GPS:

39* 21′ 34″ N, 79* 06′ 41″ W

39.359537 N, 79.111550 W

PHOTOS 21 MAY 2021 (LAST PHOTO IS SMALL FENCE AROUND GRAVESITE APPX 200-300 YARDS AWAY IN SHADE UNDER DISTANT TREES)

NOTE: CEMETERY IS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY APPX 200-300 YARDS DIRECTLY AWAY FROM THE ROAD AT THE POINT OF THE MARKER. THE OWNER, RON COPELAND, HAS A BULL GRAZING IN THAT AREA, SO IT’S NOT A GOOD IDEA TO CROSS THE FENCE. RON IS A DESCENDENT OF DR GREEN AND CARES FOR THE FAMILY CEMETERY. HE IS PICTURED HERE WITH HIS VERY FRIENDLY PET PIG, OLIVIA.


MINERAL COUNTY /

MARYLAND

LOCATION: RT 42, APPX 2 MILES WEST OF ELK GARDEN, AT SOUTH END OF BRIDGE ACROSS POTOMAC RIVER

PHOTOS 21 MAY 2021

GPS:

39* 23′ 11″ N, 79* 10′ 49″ W

39.386670 N, 79.180547 W


MAYO AND SAVAGE

LOCATION: PIEDMONT, RT 46, SOUTH END OF CHILD’S AVENUE AT HAMPSHIRE STREET

GPS:

39* 28′ 46″ N, 79* 02′ 50″ W

39.479652 N, 79.047394 W

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DON REDMAN

LOCATION: PIEDMONT, 2ND STREET (RT 46) AT SOUTH END OF BRIDGE ACROSS POTOMAC INTO MD

GPS:

39* 28′ 59″ N, 79* 02′ 49″ W

39.483112 N, 79.047180 W

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MINERAL COUNTY /

STATE OF MARYLAND

LOCATION: RT 46 (BERYL ROAD), APPX 2 MILES WEST OF PIEDMONT OFF RT 135 (IN MARYLAND). MARKER LOCATED ON SOUTH END OF BRIDGE AFTER IT CROSSES INTO WV.

GPS:

39* 28′ 47″ N, 79* 04′ 00″ W

39.479729 N, 79.066755 W

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ORISKANY-HELDERBURG

LOCATION: RT 46, APPX 2 MILES EAST OF RT 220 – KEYSER. EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN.

GPS: (APPX)

39* 25′ 28″ N, 78* 56′ 57″ W

39.424510 N, 78.949383 W

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WASHINGTON’S HOST

LOCATION: RT 46, APPX 5 MILES EAST OF KEYSER, ACROSS FROM FOUNTAINHEAD DRIVE

GPS:

39* 25′ 39″ N, 78* 54′ 28″ W

39.427538 N, 78.908029 W

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MINERAL COUNTY /

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 28, APPX 3-1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FORT ASHBY, APPX 2 MILES WEST OF SPRINGFIELD

GPS:

39* 28′ 12″ N, 78* 43′ 28″ W

39.470170 N, 78.724509 W

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FORT ASHBY

(#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: FORT ASHBY, INTERSECTION OF RT 28 AND RT 46

GPS:

39* 30′ 11″ N, 78* 46′ 06″ W

39.503251 N, 78.768562 W

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FORT ASHBY

(#2 OF 2)

LOCATION: FORT ASHBY, CR 15 (DANS RUN ROAD), APPX 1/4 MILE NORTHEAST OF INTERSECTION OF RT 28 AND RT 46

GPS:

39* 30′ 18″ N, 78* 45′ 55″ W

39.505208 N, 78.765381 W

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FORT SELLERS

LOCATION: RT 28, APPX 2-1/2 MILES NORTH OF SHORT GAP, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF OLD FURNACE ROAD

GPS:

39* 34′ 33″ N, 78* 47′ 24″ W

39.575835 N, 78.790083 W

PHOTOS 30 MAY 2021


MINERAL COUNTY /

STATE OF MARYLAND

LOCATION: WILEY FORD, OLD RT 28 (FRANKFORT HWY), APPX 100 YARDS SOUTH OF POTOMAC RIVER BRIDGE

GPS:

39* 37′ 15″ N, 78* 46′ 26″ W

39.620910 N, 78.774081 W

PHOTOS 30 MAY 2021


FORT OHIO

LOCATION: RIDGELEY, RT 28, APPX 100 YARDS SOUTH OF BRIDGE ACROSS POTOMAC RIVER TO GREEN STREET, CUMBERLAND, MD

GPS:

39* 38′ 52″ N, 78* 45′ 59″ W

39.647899 N, 78.766409 W

PHOTOS 30 MAY 2021