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Near Baber in Logan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Logan County / Lincoln County

 
 
Logan County side of the marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 23, 2020
1. Logan County side of the marker
Inscription.  
Logan County. Formed in 1824 from Cabell, Kanawha, Giles and Tazewell. Named for Logan, the famous chief of the Mingo Indians, whose "Lament" is most noted example of Indian eloquence. Cornstalk's duaghter, Aracoma, is buried in the town of Logan.

Lincoln County. Formed in 1867 from Cabell, Kanawha, Boone and Putnam. Named for Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United Stsates. Producer of oil, gas and coal. Aso noted for high quality of tobacco grown on its agricultural lands.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceNative AmericansPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
 
Location. 38° 0.683′ N, 82° 3.35′ W. Marker is near Baber, West Virginia, in Logan County. Marker is on McClellan
Lincoln County side of the marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 23, 2020
2. Lincoln County side of the marker
Highway (West Virginia Route 10) 0.1 miles north of Black Diamond Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 McClellan Highway, Harts WV 25524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Kanawha Gap (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brumfield Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Chief Logan's Speech (approx. 8.6 miles away); Aunt Jenny Wilson (approx. 8.6 miles away); Tom "Rose" Tomblin (approx. 8.6 miles away); Logan County Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Courthouse Bell (approx. 8.6 miles away); Chesapeake and Ohio Kanawha (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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