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Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

George Rogers Clark

 
 
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
1. George Rogers Clark Marker
Inscription.  At the Little Kanawha, 1774, George Rogers Clark and 90 companions, largely recruited in what is now West Virginia, assembled on their way into Kentucky. Their plans, halted by Indian Wars, later resulted in conquest of the Northwest.
 
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 39° 15.96′ N, 81° 33.949′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is on Little Kanawha Connector (2nd Street) north of Ann Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Blennerhassett Hotel (here, next to this marker); Escape to Freedom / Women of Courage (a few steps from this marker); Vital Transportation Center (a few steps from this marker); Burr-Blennerhassett (within shouting
Blennerhassett Hotel Monument and George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
2. Blennerhassett Hotel Monument and George Rogers Clark Marker
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distance of this marker); Women of Courage (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Parkersburg (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Oct. 1, 2022