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Near St. Marys in Pleasants County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

James W. Williamson

 
 
James W. Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
1. James W. Williamson Marker
Inscription.  Born in 1811, he held positions in Tyler County and later Pleasants County, where he was president of the county court. When war erupted. he served as adjutant of the 191st Militia and as a delegate to the Ist and 2nd Wheeling conventions, then became a legislator for the Restored Government of VA. Later appointed to run township lines. Williamson died March 19, 1903.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 19, 1903.
 
Location. 39° 26.381′ N, 81° 9.08′ W. Marker is near St. Marys, West Virginia, in Pleasants County. Marker is at the intersection of North Pleasants Highway (West Virginia Route 2) and Raven Rock Drive, on the left when traveling east on North Pleasants Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4213 N Pleasants Hwy, Saint Marys WV 26170, 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. Frontier Boat Launch (approx. 1.3 miles away in Ohio); Reynolds Mound (approx. 2.3 miles away);
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Early Settlers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pleasants County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); The St. Mary's Oracle (approx. 4.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 4.4 miles away); Raid on St. Marys (approx. 4˝ miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
 
James W. Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
2. James W. Williamson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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