Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Legends & Lore
Erected 2019 by West Virginia Humanities Council and William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 56.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2001.
Location. 39° 29.006′ N, 80° 8.179′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from Everest Drive west of East Park Avenue (West Virginia Route 310), on the right when traveling west. The marker stands near the flagpoles beside the covered stage in Palatine Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 New St, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle for the Bridge (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Attack on FairmontVeterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marion County Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Francis H. Pierpont Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
Also see . . . Johnnie Johnson. Profile for the marker on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation site (Submitted on April 16, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.