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Guyandotte in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Granville Parker

 
 
Granville Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
1. Granville Parker Marker
Inscription.  Born January 1809 in Massachusetts, he was a lawyer who came to Cabell County shortly before the Civil War. A Unionist, he fled when A. G. Jenkins called for his arrest. From 1861 to 1863, he was a delegate to the constitutional convention for the new state, and he supported emancipation. Parker published his wartime accounts of WV statehood in 1875. He died 1881 in Wellsburg.
 
Erected 2019 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 38° 25.728′ N, 82° 23.417′ W. Marker is in Guyandotte, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Guyan St north of 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. It is at the Carroll House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 Guyan St, Huntington WV 25702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Carroll House (here, next to this marker); Madie Carroll House
Markers at the Historic Carroll House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
2. Markers at the Historic Carroll House
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(here, next to this marker); Battle of Guyandotte (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Guyandotte (within shouting distance of this marker); Raid on Guyandotte / Burning of Guyandotte (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Cabell County Court House (about 600 feet away); John S. Witcher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Guyandotte (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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