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Scary in Putnam County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Scary

 
 
Battle of Scary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 7, 2009
1. Battle of Scary Marker
Inscription.
Erected by the
United Daughters
of Confederacy
St. Albans Chapter
Marking the
Battle of Scary
July 17, 1861

 
Erected by United Daughters of Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.013′ N, 81° 51.189′ W. Marker is in Scary, West Virginia, in Putnam County. Marker is on Winfield Road (U.S. 35) half a mile south of Interstate 64, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scott Depot WV 25560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Scary (within shouting distance of this marker); Kanawha County / Putnam County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Tackett (approx. 2.4 miles away); St. Albans Covered Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); Washington's Land (approx. 3.4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 3.8 miles away); St. Albans Archeological Site (approx. 4.1 miles away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The historical marker is situated
Battle of Scary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 7, 2009
2. Battle of Scary Marker
on the east side of Winfield Road and can be found on the northeast side of the bridge that takes Winfield Road across Scary Creek.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Scary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 7, 2009
3. Battle of Scary Marker
View of historical marker to the far left of the photo and to the right of the photo a view of the bridge over Scary Creek where the Civil War battle was fought.
 
 
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