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Sistersville in Tyler County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sistersville

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
1. Sistersville Marker
Inscription. Charles Wells settled here in 1776 and the first county court was held at his home. The town was named in 1815 for the Wells sisters and was incorporated in 1839. A ferry across the Ohio was established here in 1818.
 
Location. 39° 33.881′ N, 80° 59.684′ W. Marker is in Sistersville, West Virginia, in Tyler County. Marker is at the intersection of Wells Street (West Virginia Route 2) and Elizabeth Street, on the left when traveling west on Wells Street. Click for map. Located at the US Post Office in Sistersville. Marker is in this post office area: Sistersville WV 26175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Sister (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. half a mile away in Ohio); Fly Landing of the Sistersville Ferry (approx. half a mile away in Ohio); Wells Family Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Van Camp (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx. 5.9 miles away in Ohio); Middlebourne (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sistersville.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Sistersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
2. Sistersville Marker
 
 
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