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

Bathsheba Bigler Smith

 
 
Bathsheba Bigler Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
1. Bathsheba Bigler Smith Marker
Inscription.  Bathsheba Bigler Smith, born May 3, 1822, one mile upstream, was baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - day Saints in 1837. Moved to Nauvoo, IL, where she was a founding member of the Relief Society, the LDS Church charitable women's organization. Was general president 1901-1910. Moved to Utah, 1849, and pressed for women's suffrage. Died 1910.
 
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives & History; sponsored by the Clarksburg West Virginia Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionWomen. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 3, 1822.
 
Location. 39° 25.417′ N, 80° 16.617′ W. Marker is near Enterprise, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on Enterprise Road (County Road 19/2) just east of U.S. 19, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3326 Hood Ave, Enterprise WV 26568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enterprise (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary Graves (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Jacob Bigler and Elisha Griffith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrison County / Marion County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Big Elm / Big Elm (approx. 1˝ miles away); Granville Davisson Hall (approx. 1˝ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Worthington Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Enterprise.
 
Additional keywords. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Mormonism; LDS Church
 
Bathsheba Bigler Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
2. Bathsheba Bigler Smith Marker
View is looking to the east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 13, 2024