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Big Bend in Calhoun County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First County Court

 
 
First County Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. First County Court Marker
Inscription. Site of first Calhoun Co. Court which met at home of Joseph Burson, April 14, 1856. Justices were Wm. Brannon, Dan. Duskey, H.R. Ferrell, Geo. Lynch, Joshua Knight, Absalom Knotts and Hiram Ferrell.
 
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 57.318′ N, 81° 10.818′ W. Marker is in Big Bend, West Virginia, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Little Kanawa Pkwy (SR 5). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Bend WV 26136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burning Springs Oil Field (approx. 7.9 miles away); Rathbone Well (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cairo & Kanawha (approx. 8.5 miles away); Ruble Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Arnoldsburg Skirmish (approx. 11.3 miles away); Engagement at Arnoldsburg (approx. 11.3 miles away); Gilmer County/Calhoun County (approx. 12.4 miles away); Spencer (approx. 14 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
First County Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. First County Court Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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