Wellsburg in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Wellsburg's Giant Sycamore
It was under this tree that militiamen gathered in 1863 when the Confederate General Morgan led his cavalrymen on a sweep into the state of Ohio.
Many of the deeds of Wellsburg property are measured from this tree.
Erected 1998 by Wellsburg Civic League.
Location. 40° 16.157′ N, 80° 36.86′ W. Marker is in Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsburg WV 26070, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patrick Gass (a few steps from this marker); The Lewis and Clark Connection (a few steps from this marker); Miller's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Wellsburg Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); 1788 Wells Log House (about 300 feet away, measured Wellsburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Isaac Duvall and Company (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wellsburg United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsburg.
Also see . . . Early History of Wellsburg. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,445 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.