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Keyser in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Armstrong Mansion

Keyser Historical Walking Trail

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2020
1. Armstrong Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Armstrong Mansion (also known as the Davis Mansion). The Armstrong family left Keyser because of Southern ties. This home was used by the Union Army during the Civil War. It was later sold to Thomas Davis. Two of Keyser's streets were named for these families.
 
Erected by The City of Keyser, West Virginia. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 26.374′ N, 78° 58.603′ W. Marker is in Keyser, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is at the intersection of West Piedmont Street (West Virginia Route 46) and North Davis Street, on the right when traveling east on West Piedmont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 N Davis St, Keyser WV 26726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Keyser High School (here, next to this marker); Historical Marker near Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Keyser / Averell’s Raid (a few steps from this marker); Kelley Memorial Plaza
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2020
2. Armstrong Mansion Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); D-Day (a few steps from this marker); Key Terrain (a few steps from this marker); The First Battle of Kesternich (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keyser.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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