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

Wayne

 
 
Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
1. Wayne Marker
Inscription.  First called Trout’s Hill for Abraham Trout, who established a mill here in 1828, which ran for a century. Large areas of this county were included in the land granted to John Savage and other veterans of the French and Indian War.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
 
Location. 38° 15.267′ N, 82° 25.95′ W. Marker is in Wayne, West Virginia, in Wayne County. Marker is on 5th Street Road (West Virginia Route 152) north of McGinnis Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wayne WV 25570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Grist Mill at Wayne (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wayne County Veteran's Association, Inc. Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cool Hand Luke
Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Hendricks Street (approx. 2.3 miles away); Amanda Smith (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wayne County Courthouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jan. 26, 2023