Saint Albans in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Birkett Davenport Fry
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 22.673′ N, 81° 48.668′ W. Marker is in Saint Albans, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is at the intersection of Kanawha Terrace and Hudson Street, on the left when traveling east on Kanawha Terrace. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2210 Kanawha Terrace, Saint Albans WV 25177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bangor Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Albans Archeological Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington's Land (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Albans Covered Bridge (approx. 1.7 miles away); West Virginia State University (approx. 2½ miles away); Indian Mound / Mounds-Earthworks (approx. 2.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry. “Birkett Davenport Fry (1822–1891) was an adventurer, soldier, lawyer, cotton manufacturer, and a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War. A survivor of four battle wounds, he commanded one of the lead brigades during Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.” (Submitted on August 1, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.