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Ripley in Jackson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ripley

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Ripley Marker
Inscription. Established in 1832 on land which was settled by William John and Lewis Rogers in 1768 and later acquired by Jacob and Ann (Staats) Starcher. Near here lived Capt. William Parsons who was active in the early life of Jackson County.
 
Erected by State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 38° 49.086′ N, 81° 42.648′ W. Marker is in Ripley, West Virginia, in Jackson County. Marker is on Old US 21. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ripley WV 25271, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Ripley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Ripley (about 500 feet away); Partisan Raid (about 500 feet away); Brother Harry Ripley (about 700 feet away); Staats Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Casto Hole (approx. 2.1 miles away); Staats Mill Bridge (approx. 7.1 miles away); Ravenswood / Ohio River Ford (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ripley.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Ripley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Ripley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 10 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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