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Milton in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harshbarger Corner

 
 
Harshbarger Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Harshbarger Corner Marker
Inscription. Survey of Milton began here in 1872 and post office was established in 1873. Founder, David Harshbarger, later lived on this lot. Named for Milton Reece, first postmaster and large landholder in vicinity. Town incorporated in 1876 with Captain J.R. Burke as first mayor. Captain John Harshbarger occupied a log house 60 feet to north and operated a grist mill to the southwest on Mud River.
 
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 26.064′ N, 82° 7.968′ W. Marker is in Milton, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton WV 25541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mud River Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 8.7 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Barboursville Engagement (approx. 9 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 9 miles away); General Jenkins (approx. 12.2 miles away); Albert Gallatin Jenkins (approx. 12.2 miles away); Clover Archeological Site (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Harshbarger Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Harshbarger Corner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 245 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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