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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Daniel Haymond Polsley

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
1. Daniel Haymond Polsley Marker
Inscription. Born 1803 in Palatine, Polsley was a noted lawyer and publisher of the Western Transcript in Wellsburg until he moved to Mason County in 1845. A delegate to the Wheeling conventions, Polsley served in the Restored Government of Virginia as lieutenant governor; Circuit judge, 1863-1866; he served one term in the U.S. House, 1867-1869. Polsley died at home on October 14, 1877.
 
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 50.737′ N, 82° 8.219′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Viand St (West Virginia Route 62) and 7th Street, on the left when traveling north on Viand St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seventh Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Point Pleasant (about 500 feet away); West Virginia / Ohio (about 500 feet away); George Rogers Clark (about 500 feet away); Silver Bridge Collapse (about 500 feet away); Site of Silver Bridge Collapse
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By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
2. Daniel Haymond Polsley Marker
(about 600 feet away); Early Graves (about 700 feet away); Dr. Jesse Bennett (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
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3. Daniel Haymond Polsley (1803–1877)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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