Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Location. 38° 20.262′ N, 81° 37.224′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Boulevard 0.1 miles west of Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kanawha Riflemen (within shouting distance of this marker); The 35th Star (approx. ¼ mile away); State Capitol (approx. ¼ mile away); Executive Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named State Capitol (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The West Virginia Coal Miner" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
More about this marker. Marker is across the street from a park that contains the graves.
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Ruffner Papers. Site contains over 80 documents on the Ruffner family history, including a receipt for the purchase of land in Kanawha from Clendenin. (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. King Salt in the Kanawha Salines. Article about the Ruffners in the mining of salt from the area. (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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