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Lumberport in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lumberport

 
 
Lumberport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
1. Lumberport Marker
Inscription.  Near blockhouse built by Thomas Harbert and others about 1775. This was the home of Col. Benjamin Robinson who was a soldier in the Revolution. He led a company at Brandywine and Germantown and also saw Indian service.
 
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 39° 22.79′ N, 80° 20.624′ W. Marker is in Lumberport, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 20) north of Denver Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lumberport WV 26386, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Haywood Junction State Police Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Levi Shinn House (approx. 2 miles away); Levi Shinn House - Built 1778 (approx. 2 miles away); Shinnston Tornado (approx. 2.1 miles away); 6-Sided Communications Booth (approx. 2.2 miles away); Spelter Community / Spelter Zinc Plant
Lumberport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
2. Lumberport Marker
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Big Elm (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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