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

Chief Amos Andrews Morris

Born Jan. 9, 1910

 

— End of watch Feb. 28, 1959 —

 
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By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
1. Chief Amos Andrews Morris Marker
Inscription.  Shot and killed while transporting 2-suspects to the Marion County Jail. A reminder to always be vigilant blessed be the peacemaker for they shall be called the children of God.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 39° 31.824′ N, 80° 20.49′ W. Marker is in Mannington, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is on Mead Avenue just west of East Main Street (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling east. The marker is on the grounds of the municipal building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 Mead Ave, Mannington WV 26582, 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. Mannington Municipal Building (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial Swinging Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Mannington / Flaggy Meadow (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hamilton Round Barn (approx. one mile away); Indian Raid (approx. 4.9 miles away); Waitman T. Willey
Chief Amos Andrews Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
2. Chief Amos Andrews Morris Marker
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Farmington Disaster (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mannington.
 
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By TeamOHE, February 14, 2020
3. Chief Amos Andrews Morris 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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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