Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Land Battle
Location. 39° 9.582′ N, 80° 2.806′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is on Beverly-Fairmont Pike (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philippi WV 26416, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace - W.D. Zinn (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Philippi (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philippi (about 600 feet away); Historic Campbell School (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Philippi Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Philippi (approx. half a mile away); Barbour County Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philippi.
Also see . . . Battle of Philippi - First Organized Land Action of Civil War. Also known as the Philippi Races. (Submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.