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Belington in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Meadowville

 
 
Meadowville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Meadowville Marker
Inscription. Meadowville, on the site of an Indian fort built in 1784, is a few miles north. New Jersey colonists settled there before 1800, and tavern, mills, and stores made it a trading center of the Tygarts Valley for a hundred years.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 1.751′ N, 79° 55.914′ W. Marker is in Belington, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is at the intersection of Morgantown Pike (State Highway 92) and Slate Road, on the right when traveling east on Morgantown Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belington WV 26250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Laurel Hill (approx. half a mile away); Camp Belington (approx. half a mile away); Civil War on the Beverly & Fairmont Turnpike (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Laurel Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cannons (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Laurel Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Laurel Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Belington.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Meadowville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Meadowville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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