Athens in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Capt. J.H. French
Died Dec. 11, 1891
Honored and Beloved
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is December 11, 1891.
Location. 37° 25.377′ N, 81° 0.436′ W. Marker is in Athens, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Beckett Ridge Road and Vermillion Street, on the right when traveling east on Beckett Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens WV 24712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concord University (a few steps from this marker); William French Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia / West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); In Memory of Cornelius H. Charlton (approx. 5˝ miles away); Mercer County / Summers County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Neely "Plantation" (approx. 6.3 miles away); McNutt House (approx. 6˝ miles away); To The Memory of Gen. Hugh Mercer (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
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 104 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.