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Newell in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newell

 
 
Newell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Newell Marker
Inscription. Here is located the largest single pottery unit in the world. This county has been a large producer of pottery for more than a century and today West Virginia stands second among all of the states in its production.
 
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 40° 37.036′ N, 80° 36.594′ W. Marker is in Newell, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (West Virginia Route 2) and 9th Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the northwest corner of the intersection, on the edge of Clark Field Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newell WV 26050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of The Taylor Mansion (approx. 1.5 miles away in Ohio); Sturgis House (approx. 1.5 miles away in Ohio); Ceramic Theater (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); Traveler's Hotel (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); Diamond Theater (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); J.C. Thompson Building (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); W.L. Thompson Music Store (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); State Theater (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Newell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Newell Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along state route 2, with a view of the Clarke Field park sign in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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