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Leopold in Doddridge County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

J.H. Diss Debar

 
 
J.H. Diss Debar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. J.H. Diss Debar Marker
Inscription.  Here lived Joseph H. Diss Debar, artist, designer of the State seal and coat of arms. He lived here many years and helped establish Saint Clara Colony nearby, about 1845. Author of first "Handbook of West Virginia".
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 39° 7.544′ N, 80° 44.44′ W. Marker is in Leopold, West Virginia, in Doddridge County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 18 and Carter Camp Run Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 18. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy WV 26443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Matthew M. Neely (approx. 5.9 miles away); Stagecoach Stop (approx. 6.9 miles away); Raid on Troy (approx. 7.4 miles away); Ephraim Bee (approx.
J.H. Diss Debar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. J.H. Diss Debar Marker
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10.6 miles away); Beehive Inn (approx. 11˝ miles away); Chapman J. Stuart (approx. 11.6 miles away); Skirmish at West Union / West Union (approx. 11.8 miles away); Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Story About One of the State's Most Interesting Characters. (Submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Photograph portrait of Joseph H. Diss Debar (1820–1905) image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1905
3. Photograph portrait of Joseph H. Diss Debar (1820–1905)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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