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Henlawson in Logan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Aunt Jenny Wilson

1900-1992

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 23, 2020
1. Aunt Jenny Wilson Marker
Inscription.  She was a beloved Logan County banjo player and story teller, internationally known for her preservation of Appalachian culture. She was born in the "Doc” Ellis Hollow of what is now Chief Logan State Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 37° 53.59′ N, 82° 0.53′ W. Marker is in Henlawson, West Virginia, in Logan County. Marker is on Little Buffalo Creek Road (County Road 10/02) 0.2 miles west of Route 801, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the Chief Logan State Park at the "Museum in the Park.". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henlawson WV 25624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tom "Rose" Tomblin (a few steps from this marker); Logan County Coal Miners Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Courthouse Bell (a few steps from this marker); Chesapeake and Ohio Kanawha (within shouting distance of this marker); Chesapeake & Ohio 2755 Steam Locomotive
Aunt Jenny Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 23, 2020
2. Aunt Jenny Wilson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Logan's Speech (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Logan (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle of Kanawha Gap (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henlawson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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