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Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Palmeto Flag

 
 
Palmeto Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
1. Palmeto Flag Marker
Inscription.  One of the Confederate flags captured at the Battle of Philippi, June 3, 1861. The Palmetto Flag was raised over the Philippi Court House on January 1861, the firs Confederate flag to be flown in Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 9.144′ N, 80° 2.629′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is at the intersection of Mansfield Drive (U.S. 250) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Mansfield Drive. On the grounds of the Blue And Gray Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philippi WV 26416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Flag (here, next to this marker); Philippi (here, next to this marker); Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag (here, next to this marker); Confederate Regimental Flag (here, next to this marker); Churchville Cavalry Flag (here, next to this marker); The Philippi Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Philippi
Palmeto Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
2. Palmeto Flag Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin F. Kelly (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
 
Palmeto Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
3. Palmeto Flag Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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