Shinnston in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Haywood Junction State Police Camp
Erected 2016 by Harrison County Historical Society, West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 39° 22.588′ N, 80° 18.704′ W. Marker is in Shinnston, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on Haywood Road (West Virginia Route 20) just west of Shinnston Pike (U.S. 19), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3902 S Pike St, Shinnston WV 26431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Levi Shinn House - Built 1778 (approx. 0.6 miles Levi Shinn House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shinnston Tornado (approx. 1.2 miles away); 6-Sided Communications Booth (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lumberport (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spelter Community / Spelter Zinc Plant (approx. 2 miles away); Big Elm / Big Elm (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shinnston.
Regarding Haywood Junction State Police Camp. First State Police "academy" in West Virginia.
Additional keywords. State Police, Training Camp
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2021, by Merle T. Cole of Daniels, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 3. submitted on July 9, 2021, by Merle T. Cole of Daniels, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.