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New Martinsville in Wetzel County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Levi Morgan

 
 
Levi Morgan Monument, Main Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
1. Levi Morgan Monument, Main Face
Inscription.  1736–1826. Pursuant to an act of the Legislature of the State of West Virginia, this monument is erected in appreciation of the services rendered and in memory of Levi Morgan, a soldier and scout of the early border warfare.
 
Erected 1902 by the Commission; Hon. A.B. White, Gov., Hon. Aaron Morgan, Hon. Anthony Smith, Hon. Samuel Rainheimer, Hon. W.G. Wilson, Hon. Jasper S. Kyle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitarySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 39° 38.417′ N, 80° 51.952′ W. Marker is in New Martinsville, West Virginia, in Wetzel County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. It is in front of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Martinsville WV 26155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adena Burial Mound (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Martinsville (approx. half a mile away); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx.
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By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
2. Levi Morgan Monument
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2.8 miles away in Ohio); Van Camp (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sardis Veterans Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Martinsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Levi Morgan, Frontiersman, Indian Fighter and Government Officer. by Pat Sheegog-Vinson and Anne Hoffpauir (Submitted on May 17, 2007.) 

2. Smithsonian American Art Museum Art Inventories Catalog Entry. (Submitted on May 17, 2007.)
 
Levi Morgan image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
3. Levi Morgan
Carved in Barre granite holding a bronze rifle by A. Critchfield, Sculptor. Approx 6 ft. tall.
Plaque on South Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
4. Plaque on South Face
Plaque on North Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
5. Plaque on North Face
Plaque on Back (West) Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
6. Plaque on Back (West) Face
Hon. Aaron Morgan, sponsor of this monument, Mar. 5, 1832 – Sept. 30, 1916. Served four terms in House of Delegates of West Virginia from Wetzel County. A faithful public servant.
Wetzel County Courthouse and Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 15, 2007
7. Wetzel County Courthouse and Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,586 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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