Near Bolivar in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
First Major Action
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1865.
Location. 39° 18.886′ N, 77° 45.819′ W. Marker is near Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is located at the Harpers Ferry KOA Campground. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 343 Campground Road, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sheridan Fortifications (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Area History (about 400 feet away); The Abatis (about 800 feet away); Infantry Positions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gun Position #6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); From Civil War to Civil Rights / Battle of Harpers Ferry Home Becomes Battlefield (approx. ¼ mile away); Protecting the Supply Lines (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,346 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2020. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2008. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.