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Cedar Grove in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Major William Morris Jr.

1746-1802

 

— In honor and memory of —

 
Major William Morris Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
1. Major William Morris Jr. Marker
Inscription.  

Revolutionary Soldier
Wounded at the Battle of Point Pleasant
Oct. 10th, 1774
and of his wife
1751 - Catharine Carroll - 1823
 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution, William Morris Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 38° 13.058′ N, 81° 25.558′ W. Marker is in Cedar Grove, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Memorial is on East Dupont Avenue (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Historic Little Brick Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cedar Grove WV 25039, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Church (here, next to this marker); Virginia's Chapel (here, next to this marker); In Honor and Memory of William Morris (a few steps from this marker); Cedar Grove Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Settlers
Major William Morris Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew & Charles Lewis March (within shouting distance of this marker); East Bank High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Good Shepherd Chapel Catholic Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Grove.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Point Pleasant. (Submitted on January 21, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022