Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Fatherís Day Service
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number MA7.)
Location. 39° 28.581′ N, 80° 9.04′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue (U.S. 250) and 3rd Street (West Virginia Route 310), on the left when traveling north on Fairmont Avenue. Click for map. It is in front of the United Methodist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Morgan (1721–1813) / Patriot, Defender (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Colonel George S. “Spanky” Roberts, USAF Memorial Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. Brooks Fleming House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Boaz Fleming (approx. 0.7 miles away); High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marion County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fairmont (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairmont.
Also see . . . Fatherís Day in the United States - Wikipedia Entry. “A ĎFatherís Dayí service was held on July 5, 1908, in Fairmont, West Virginia, in the Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South, now known as Central United Methodist Church. Grace Golden Clayton was mourning the loss of her father when, on December 1907, the Monongah Mining Disaster in nearby Monongah (Submitted on July 5, 2014.)
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