Kenova in Wayne County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected by Kenova Parks & Recreation Board.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 38° 24.216′ N, 82° 35.464′ W. Marker is in Kenova, West Virginia, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of 23rd Street and Chestnut Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling north on 23rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenova WV 25530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceWest Virginia (Wayne County) / Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Ceredo - Kenova (within shouting distance of this marker); Here Lies James H. McCoy / Here Lies Floyd McCoy (approx. ¾ mile away in Kentucky); County Named, 1860 (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky); Country Music Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky); Judge John M. Elliott (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky); Mary Elliott Flanery (approx. one mile away in Kentucky); Civil War Army Base (approx. one mile away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenova.
Also see . . . 5 Things You Didn't Know About This Iconic West Virginia Pool. “J.D. Booth, a local ice maker, decided to open the pool after he needed to find a business that would use the excess water from his ice. How much ice was Mr. Booth making? Enough to fill a 250 feet by 125 feet long pool all summer!” (Submitted on November 9, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.