Near Blairton in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Van Metre Ford Bridge
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 39° 26.706′ N, 77° 55.644′ W. Marker is near Blairton, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Flaggs Crossing Road and Blairton Road on Flaggs Crossing Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Continental Clay Brick Works (approx. Triple Brick Museum (approx. 1.9 miles away); Adam Stephen House – 309 East John Street (approx. 1.9 miles away); Adam Stephen House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Triple Brick Building – 311-313 East John Street (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gen. Adam Stephen (approx. 1.9 miles away); General Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Story of Two Bridges: The Colonnade Bridge and the East Burke Street Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,809 times since then and 212 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.