Blennerhassett Island in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Black Walnut Tree Plantation
— Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park —
Erected by Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 39° 16.263′ N, 81° 36.003′ 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 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Wash House (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Kitchen Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Island (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First Blennerhassett Island Park (about 400 feet away); Pleasure Garden (about 400 feet away); Flower Bed (about 400 feet away); Site of Tenant House and Broom Factory (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blennerhassett Island.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.