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Near Cottageville in Jackson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Cottageville

 
 
Cottageville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
1. Cottageville Marker
Inscription.  Michael Coleman, member of a hunting party from frontier fort at Belleville, was killed and scalped by the Indians at this point about 1793. Near by at Mill Creek Falls, Benjamin Wright build an early power flour mill.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 38° 51.57′ N, 81° 49.203′ W. Marker is near Cottageville, West Virginia, in Jackson County. Marker is on Country Farm Road (Route 33/18) south of Ripley Road (West Virginia Route 62). It is at the county fairgrounds, just east of Cottageville. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cottageville WV 25239, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson County / Mason County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Washington’s Land (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brother Harry Ripley
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(approx. 6.4 miles away); Pfost-Greene Murders / Last Public Execution (approx. 6½ miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); Partisan Raid (approx. 6½ miles away); Ripley (approx. 6½ miles away); a different marker also named Ripley (approx. 6½ miles away).
 
Cottageville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
2. Cottageville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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