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West Liberty in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Liberty

 
 
West Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. West Liberty Marker
Inscription. First organized town in the Ohio Valley. Formed in 1787. First court of Ohio County met at Black's Cabin here in 1777. Near by is grave of Captain Samuel Brady, hero of the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers.
 
Location. 40° 10.165′ N, 80° 35.915′ W. Marker is in West Liberty, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Chatham Street (West Virginia Route 88) east of Girty's Point Road (County Route 7/4), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Liberty WV 26074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethany / Bethany College (approx. 3 miles away); Renner Union - Bethany House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bethany / Rice's Fort (approx. 3.3 miles away); Delta Tau Delta Birthplace (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bethany Church of Christ (approx. 3.5 miles away); Thomas Campbell (approx. 3.7 miles away); Archibald McLean (approx. 3.7 miles away); Campbell Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Brady at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on December 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
West Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. West Liberty Marker
View of the historical marker looking east along Chatham Street (State Route 88).
West Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
3. West Liberty Marker
View of the historical marker looking north towards the West Liberty High School Gymnasium, which is situated a stone's throw away.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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