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Hinton in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lilly

 
 
Lilly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 16, 2019
1. Lilly Marker
Inscription.  The historic village of Lilly was located at the conference of the Little Bluestone and Bluestone Rivers three miles northwest of this point. It was settled by Robert and Fanny Lilly who migrated here in the late 1700's from the Dublin-Pulaski area of then Botetout County, Virginia. The village was razed with the construction of Bluestone Dam in 1949. Remains from 149 graves were exhumed from Lilly Cemetery with most reinterred in Crews Cemetery on Sand Knob. Robert and Fanny Lilly were reinterred at the Lilly Reunion Grounds at Flat Top.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
 
Location. 37° 36.888′ N, 80° 54.993′ W. Marker is in Hinton, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 20, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hinton WV 25951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lilly Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pack's Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Giles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Home of Jack Warhop (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Culbertson (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wreck on the C&O (approx. 3.3 miles away); Summers County (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hinton (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hinton.
 
Lilly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 16, 2019
2. Lilly Marker
Lilly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 16, 2019
3. Lilly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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