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

State Capitol

1885 - 1921

 

— stonework from the front portico —

 
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. State Capitol Marker
Inscription.  
stood on the block bounded by Lee, Dickenson, Washington and Capitol Streets

in memory of Charles Walker volunteer died fighting the Capitol fire Jan. 3rd 1921
 
Erected 2008 by Kanawha Valley Historical & Preservation Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureDisastersGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 38° 21.017′ N, 81° 37.978′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Street (U.S. 60) and Hale Street, on the right when traveling east on Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 816 Lee St, Charleston WV 25301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Block (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. State Capitol Marker
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also named World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Mattie V. Lee Home, Inc. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garnet High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Price Ratrie Greenspace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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