Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 2019 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Political Subdivisions • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1865.
Location. 38° 20.12′ N, 81° 36.763′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Boulevard East (U.S. 60) east of Greenbrier Street, on the right when traveling east. It is in front of the state capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Zero Mile Stone (here, next to this marker); State Capitol (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (within shouting distance of this marker); Booker Taliaferro Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The New Deal In Your Community (about 400 feet away); Union Civil War Monument (about 400 feet away); Thomas J. Jackson (about 400 feet away); Executive Mansion (about 700 feet 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 August 14, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.