Welch in McDowell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 37° 25.942′ N, 81° 35.067′ W. Marker is in Welch, West Virginia, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of Wyoming Street (West Virginia Route 16) and Bank Street, on the right when traveling north on Wyoming Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Welch WV 24801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McDowell County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Hatfield & Chambers (here, next to this marker); Isaiah A. Welch (a few steps from this marker); Ethnic Population of McDowell County (a few steps McDowell County (a few steps from this marker); McDowell County Courthouse / Sid Hatfield (a few steps from this marker); Marthan H. Moore Riverfront Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welch History (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Welch.
More about this marker. The World War I memorial building discussed in the marker is the McDowell County Courthouse which is immediately above and behind this marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.