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


Harrisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nessa Chan, June 23, 2012
1. Harrisville Marker
Inscription. Named for Thomas Harris. His nephew, Gen. Thomas Harris, distinguished himself in the Union Army in Petersburg and Cedar Creek. He was one of the commissioners who tried those charged with plotting assassination of Lincoln.
Location. 39° 12.576′ N, 81° 3.081′ W. Marker is in Harrisville, West Virginia, in Ritchie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. and Spring Street on Main St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisville WV 26362, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Stone House (approx. 6.7 miles away); Pennsboro (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named Harrisville (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pennsboro B&O Depot (approx. 6.8 miles away); Tollgate (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cairo & Kanawha (approx. 12 miles away); Pleasants County / State of Ohio (approx. 14.9 miles away); Hi Carpenter Bridge (approx. 14.9 miles away).
Categories. Political SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
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