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Weston in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Withers’ Grave

 
 
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Inscription.  In the old Arnold Cemetery on the hill are the graves of Alexander Scott Withers, born 10-12-1792, died 1-23-1865 and his wife, Melinda F., born 6-1-1793, died 9-15-1854. He was the author of “Chronicles of Border Warfare.”
 
Erected by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 2.13′ N, 80° 28.195′ W. Marker was in Weston, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker was at the intersection of South Main Avenue (U.S. 19) and Center Avenue (U.S. 19), on the right when traveling north on South Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Weston WV 26452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Weston in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Flesher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louis Bennett Library
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By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
2. Location of Missing Withers’ Grave Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Weston State Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Weston State Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weston.
 
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October 2015
3. Google Maps Street View Image from 2015
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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