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Worthington in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Harrison County / Marion County

 
 
Harrison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
1. Harrison County Marker
Inscription.  
Harrison County. Formed, 1784, from Monongalia. It included all or parts of 17 other counties. Named for Benjamin Harrison, signer of Declaration of Independence, and governor of Virginia, 1781-1784. Birthplace of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.

Marion County. Formed from Monongalia and Harrison in 1842. Named for Gen. Francis Marion, hero of the Revolution. This county was the home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in formation of this State. The Monongahela River is formed at Fairmont.
 
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 25.95′ N, 80° 16.65′ W. Marker is in Worthington, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Freedom Highway (U.S. 19) and Teacher

Marion County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
2. Marion County Marker
Lane, on the right when traveling north on Freedom Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4672 Freedom Hwy, Worthington WV 26591, 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. Big Elm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Granville Davisson Hall (approx. 2.1 miles away); Coon’s Fort (approx. 2.6 miles away); Shinnston Tornado (approx. 3.2 miles away); Levi Shinn House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Marion County / Taylor County (approx. 5.1 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 5.6 miles away); Farmington Disaster (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Harrison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
3. Harrison County Marker
Marion County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
4. Marion County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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