“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Norton in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Crawford Scott

Crawford Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steven B. Corley, July 15, 2008
1. Crawford Scott Marker
Historical Marker for Crawford Scott.
Inscription. "Crawford Scott 1816-1893 In commemoration of his loyalty to Abraham Lincoln and of his services as a guide to the Union forces during the Civil War of 1861-1865 while living on this farm first native of Randolph County to promote the commercial development of coal lands." (Marker Number 139720.)
Location. 38° 56.149′ N, 79° 58.049′ W. Marker is in Norton, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 151. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norton WV 26285, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbour County / Randolph County (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jimtown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Phillips Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fortifications (approx. 4.6 miles away); General George B. McClellan (approx. 4.6 miles away); Camp Garnett (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Garnett (approx. 4.6 miles away); Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Margaret Scott Phillips, Crawford Scott's older sister, served as a courier and guide for Southern troops during the Civil War.
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
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