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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

207 Sixth Street

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. 207 Sixth Street Marker
Inscription.  This building was built between 1883 and 1886. It was the Mercy Hospital, operated by Dr. E.J. Mossman, who came to this town in 1876. Mercy Hospital served K and M Railroad employees as well as local residents. For a while the Mossmans lived on the second floor. The building also provided sleeping rooms for "layover" workers for the railroad.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 38° 50.679′ N, 82° 8.277′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on 6th Street (County Road 62/29) just east of Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 6th St, Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sam Littlepage (here, next to this marker); Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); West Virginia (Mason County) / Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Corner of Sixth and Main Street
207 Sixth Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. 207 Sixth Street Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Silver Bridge Collapse (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver Bridge Collapse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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