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New Martinsville in Wetzel County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Levi Morgan

 
 
Levi Morgan Monument, Main Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
1. Levi Morgan Monument, Main Face
Inscription. 1736–1826. Pursuant to an act of the Legislature of the State of West Virginia, this monument is erected in appreciation of the services rendered and in memory of Levi Morgan, a soldier and scout of the early border warfare.
 
Erected 1902 by the Commission; Hon. A.B. White, Gov., Hon. Aaron Morgan, Hon. Anthony Smith, Hon. Samuel Rainheimer, Hon. W.G. Wilson, Hon. Jasper S. Kyle.
 
Location. 39° 38.417′ N, 80° 51.952′ W. Marker is in New Martinsville, West Virginia, in Wetzel County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. It is in front of the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: New Martinsville WV 26155, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adena Burial Mound (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Martinsville (approx. half a mile away); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx. 2.8 miles away in Ohio); Marshall County / Wetzel County (approx. 6 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Martinsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Levi Morgan, Frontiersman, Indian Fighter and Government Officer
Levi Morgan Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
2. Levi Morgan Monument
. by Pat Sheegog-Vinson and Anne Hoffpauir (Submitted on May 17, 2007.) 

2. Smithsonian American Art Museum Art Inventories Catalog Entry. (Submitted on May 17, 2007.)
 
Categories. MilitarySettlements & Settlers
 
Levi Morgan image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
3. Levi Morgan
Carved in Barre granite holding a bronze rifle by A. Critchfield, Sculptor. Approx 6 ft. tall.
Plaque on South Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
4. Plaque on South Face
Plaque on North Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
5. Plaque on North Face
Plaque on Back (West) Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
6. Plaque on Back (West) Face
Hon. Aaron Morgan, sponsor of this monument, Mar. 5, 1832 – Sept. 30, 1916. Served four terms in House of Delegates of West Virginia from Wetzel County. A faithful public servant.
Wetzel County Courthouse and Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
7. Wetzel County Courthouse and Monument
 
 
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