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Sweet Springs in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gov. John Floyd

 
 
Gov. John Floyd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2010
1. Gov. John Floyd Marker
Inscription. Near here is grave of John Floyd, 1783-1837. Governor of Virginia, 1830-1834; champion of the Oregon Country and of States' Rights; leader in the formation of the Whig Party; bitter foe of administration of President Andrew Jackson.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 37° 37.601′ N, 80° 14.779′ W. Marker is in Sweet Springs, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Sweet Springs Valley Road (West Virginia Route 3) and Kanawha Trail (West Virginia Route 311), in the median on Sweet Springs Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gap Mills WV 24941, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowan Memorial Home (here, next to this marker); Governor John Floyd (a few steps from this marker); Ann Royall / Sweet Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Craig County / West Virginia (approx. 1.4 miles away in Virginia but has been reported missing); Great Eastern Divide (approx. 5.4 miles away); Andrew S. Rowan (approx. 10.1 miles away); William J. Humphreys / Gap Mills (approx. 10.1 miles away); Greenbrier County / Virginia (approx. 10.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sweet Springs.
 
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Gov. John Floyd Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2010
2. Gov. John Floyd Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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