Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
John Hunt Oley
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 38° 25.427′ N, 82° 26.459′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Street and Veterans Memorial Boulevard (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling south on 11th Street. The marker is located in Heritage Village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 11th St, Huntington WV 25701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Elk River Coal & Lumber Company #10 Steam Locomotive (a few steps from this marker); “Diamond Teeth” Mary McClain (a few steps from this marker); B&O Railroad Depot / Heritage Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The West Virginia Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Sixth Street Bridge Spire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cabell County Cavalcade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Courthouse Clock Tower Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Also see . . . Brevet Brigadier General John Hunt Oley. Excerpt:
Union Gen. John H. Oley, who established Huntington’s school system and is considered the father of public education in the city of Huntington.(Submitted on July 28, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.