Midway in Giles County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Giles County / West Virginia
West Virginia. West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state in 1863.
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number Z-289.)
Location. 37° 23.834′ N, 80° 48.094′ W. Marker is in Midway, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is on Federal Street (U.S. 219) just south of Giles-Fayette-Kanawa Turnpike (in WV) (Route 24/8), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is just across the state line from Peterstown, West Virginia. Marker is in this post office area: Rich Creek VA 24147, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peterstown (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line in West Virginia); Home of the Jones Diamond (approx. ¼ mile away in West Virginia); New River (approx. Woods’ Fort (approx. 3.6 miles away in West Virginia); West Virginia / Giles County Virginia (approx. 4.2 miles away); Narrows (approx. 4.5 miles away); First Court of Giles County (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pearisburg (approx. 6.1 miles away).
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