Near Baber in Logan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Logan County / Lincoln County
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 & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
Location. 38° 0.683′ N, 82° 3.35′ W. Marker is near Baber, West Virginia, in Logan County. Marker is on McClellan 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).
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