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

James W. Williamson

 
 
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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 Saint 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frontier Boat Launch (approx. 1.3 miles away in Ohio); Early Settlers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Raid on St. Marys
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By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
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(approx. 4˝ miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); St. Marys (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hi Carpenter Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pleasants County / State of Ohio (approx. 4.9 miles away); Captain Gordon C. Greene / Captain Mary Becker Greene (approx. 5˝ miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Marys.
 
 
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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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