Blennerhassett Island in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Blennerhassett Wash House
— Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park —
Erected by Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 16.277′ N, 81° 36.043′ W. Marker is on Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker can be reached by sternwheeler riverboat passenger ferry ($12 round trip) from Point Park on 2nd Street in Parkersburg between May 1st and early October. Ferry departs on the hour from 10 AM to 5 PM. Last ferry departs the island at 5:30 PM. Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park is closed Mondays (except Memorial Day and Labor Day), Tuesdays in September and October, and for the winter after the last weekend in October until the first weekend in May. You should call ahead to verify this information at +1-304-420-4800 or Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blennerhassett’s Well (here, next to this marker); Blennerhassett Kitchen Garden (a few steps from this marker); Blennerhassett Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Tenant House and Broom Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Walnut Tree Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Flower Bed (within shouting distance of this marker); Pleasure Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Arbors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blennerhassett Island.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.