Near Riverton in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Gravesite of John Dolly
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number PE 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 43.498′ N, 79° 24.236′ W. Marker is near Riverton, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on S Dolly Hill Road (Local Route 9/4) just south of Germany Valley Road (County Route 9), on the left when traveling east. The marker is just off US 33 in Riverton. Take Roots Run Rd to left on Germany Valley Rd and immediate right on Horse Ridge Road. It is NOT at the cemetery on the left. YOU MUST DRIVE DOWN Horse Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1027 S Dolly Hill Rd, Riverton WV 26814, 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. Last Union Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 1.3 miles away); The "Battle" of Riverton (approx. 1.9 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 2.3 miles away); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. 3½ miles away); Organized Pendleton County (approx. 5.2 miles away); Spruce Knob (approx. 5.3 miles away); Camp Luther (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
More about this marker. When you are at the marker, far up on the hayfield hill will be John Dolly’s cemetery. Cemetery can be reached from Horse Ridge Road (Road No. 9/4), and down S Dolly Hill Rd. The cemetery is on PRIVATE LAND. KNOCK ON THE HOUSE AT 1027 S Dolly Hill Rd for permission to access their property and climb their field to visit the graves. It is not an easy walk, especially if the hay is grown high.
Also see . . . 2013 photograph of historical Marker. Photograph by Mark Hale uploaded to the Find A Grave website. (Submitted on October 1, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on January 4, 2021, by Sandra Keller of Pitman, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2019, by Sandra Keller of Pitman, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.