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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Raleigh County Bank

Landmarks of West Virginia

 
 
The Raleigh County Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
1. The Raleigh County Bank Marker
Inscription.  This city block, laid out by General Alfred Beckley, was the headquarters of Union troops during the Civil War
Among these troops were two future presidents of the United States:
Rutherford B. Hayes
19th Pres. 1877-1881
William McKinley
25th Pres. i897-1901
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 46.661′ N, 81° 11.328′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and North Fayette Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 Main Street, Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Alfred Beckley (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Attar Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Raleigh County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion
The Raleigh County Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
2. The Raleigh County Bank Marker
(about 300 feet away); Raleigh County World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away); Eccles Mine Explosions (about 300 feet away); Beckley (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
The Raleigh County Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
3. The Raleigh County Bank 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 34 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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