Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Point Pleasant Battle / War of 1812
War of 1812. On October 20, 1812, the western Virginia Brigade of Militia under command of General Joel Leftwich, embarked here for the Ohio frontier to join the Northwestern Army for service in the Second War with England.
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Location. 38° 50.356′ N, 82° 8.42′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located at the foot of Main Street, at the formerly named Point Pleasant Memorial Park, now known as the Tu-Endie-Wei State Park. 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. Livia S. Poffenbarger (here, next to this marker); War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); Ann Bailey Colonel Andrew Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mansion House (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Cornstalk (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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