Belle in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Location. 38° 14.987′ N, 81° 33.697′ W. Marker is in Belle, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on West Dupont Avenue (Local Route 60/12) north of West 15th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1617 W Dupont Ave, Belle WV 25015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Works (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Shrewsbury House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Burning Spring Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Malden / Booker T. Washington Homeplace (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Necessary Ingredient Rev. Ruffner's Grave (approx. 3½ miles away); Ruffner Well (approx. 3.7 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belle.
Also see . . . e-WV entry. “The camp was located in Belle, at Malones Landing about 15 miles south of Charleston. The camp was strategically situated on the Kanawha River, where it served as a major hub for the steamboats which carried soldiers as well as supplies for the Union cause.” (Submitted on August 14, 2019.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
More. Search the internet for Camp Piatt.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 13, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2. submitted on August 14, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.