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Weirton in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Ernest T. Weir

 
 
Ernest T. Weir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. Ernest T. Weir Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Ernest T. Weir
Founder of
City of Weirton and Weirton Steel
and to the honor of all who have contributed to the growth and progress of the city and its industry

Dedicated in America's Bicentennial Year
October 9, 1976

 
Erected 1976 by City of Weirton, West Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 24.115′ N, 80° 35.319′ W. Marker is in Weirton, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from Cove Road just east of Main Street (West Virginia Route 2), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton WV 26062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holliday's Cove (within shouting distance of this marker); The People's Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James J. Andrews
Ernest T. Weir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. Ernest T. Weir Marker
(about 500 feet away); Hancock County / Brooke County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool (approx. 0.6 miles away); USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 (approx. 0.8 miles away); U.S. Army Experimental Tank (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weirton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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