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Elizabeth in Wirt County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elizabeth

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Elizabeth Marker
Inscription. Settled by William Beauchamp, 1796. Named for wife of David Beauchamp. Near here in 1752. Christopher Gist placed a marker for the Ohio Company whose plan to colonize the western lands was halted by the French and Indian War.
 
Location. 39° 3.798′ N, 81° 23.682′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, West Virginia, in Wirt County. Marker is on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Wirt County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth WV 26143, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ruble Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Burning Springs Oil Field (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rathbone Well (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cairo & Kanawha (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Block-House (approx. 15.6 miles away); Col. Hugh Phelps (approx. 15.6 miles away); Neal's Station (approx. 15.6 miles away); Old Tollgate House (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Elizabeth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Elizabeth Marker
Elizabeth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
3. Elizabeth Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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