Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels • Women. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 38° 21.034′ N, 81° 38.375′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Boulevard East west of Court Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, overlooking the Kanawha River, at the west edge of Haddad Riverfront Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Occupation (a few steps from this marker); Presidential Presence (a few steps from this Victims of July 19, 1961 Flood (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kanawha County Formed November 14, 1788 (about 400 feet away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. ¼ mile away); State Capitol Annex (approx. 0.3 miles away); South Side Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Temple Israel - 1873 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 12, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 3. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.