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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Gen. Alfred Beckley

 
 
Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker
Inscription.  
This Memorial Has Been Erected to the Memory of
Gen. Alfred Beckley
By the citizens of Raleigh County
Sponsored by
Capt. James Allen Chapter
D.A.R.
To commemorate the founder and the Centennial of Beckley
1838 - 1938

 
Erected by James Allen Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 37° 46.657′ N, 81° 11.349′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and North Fayette Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Site (a few steps from this marker); The Attar Center (a few steps from this marker); The Raleigh County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Raleigh County (within shouting distance of this marker); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker);
Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker
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Raleigh County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Eccles Mine Explosions (within shouting distance of this marker); Beckley (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
3. Gen. Alfred Beckley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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