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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Virginia (Mason County)

 
 
West Virginia (Mason County) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
1. West Virginia (Mason County) Marker
Inscription. "The Mountain State" - western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 50.367′ N, 82° 8.407′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on South Main Street. Click for map. Located near the Point Pleasant Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ann Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Pleasant Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Andrew Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Cornstalk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Magazine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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