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Walkersville in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Bennett-Camden

 
 
Bennett-Camden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Bennett-Camden Marker
Inscription.  Here was born Jonathan M. Bennett, (1816-1887). First auditor of Virginia and a leader in the two Virginias. Near here was born Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908), U. S. Senator, railroad builder and industrial leader.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 51.933′ N, 80° 27.501′ W. Marker is in Walkersville, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on U.S. 19 0.2 miles south of Walkersville Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walkersville WV 26447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Pickens (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lewis County / Braxton County (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A (approx. 6 miles away); Upshur Militia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Kesler's Raid (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Bulltown
Bennett-Camden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Bennett-Camden Marker
(approx. 7˝ miles away); Bulltown / Bulltown Battle (approx. 8 miles away); Skirmish at Salt Lick Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Jonathan McCalley Bennett at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Johnson Newlon Camden Sr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
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 23 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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