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New Martinsville in Wetzel County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Martinsville

 
 
New Martinsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
1. New Martinsville Marker
Inscription. Settled by Edward Doolin who was killed here by Indians in 1785. Named for Presley Martin. Here stands a monument to Levi Morgan, a scout for the army of General St. Clair. He was a noted Indian fighter who killed 100.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 38.269′ N, 80° 51.459′ W. Marker is in New Martinsville, West Virginia, in Wetzel County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Harlan Drive, on the right when traveling south on State Route 2. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Martinsville WV 26155, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Levi Morgan (approx. half a mile away); Adena Burial Mound (approx. half a mile away); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx. 3.1 miles away in Ohio); Marshall County / Wetzel County (approx. 6 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 6 miles away); Sistersville (approx. 8.9 miles away); "Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well (approx. 9.1 miles away); Little Sister (approx. 9.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Martinsville.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to the City of New Martinsville, West Virginia. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
New Martinsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
2. New Martinsville Marker

 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
<i>Main St., New Martinsville, W. Va.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the Eagle Post Card View Co., circa 1935
3. Main St., New Martinsville, W. Va.
The monument to Levi Morgan is visible here, directly in front of the Wetzel County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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