Northfork in McDowell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Elizabeth Simpson Drewry
Erected 2005 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Government & Politics • Women. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 22, 1893.
Location. 37° 24.976′ N, 81° 26.176′ W. Marker is in Northfork, West Virginia, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Steam Engine Drive (Local Route 52/19), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northfork WV 24868, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured World War I Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Heartland Corridor Project (approx. 3.9 miles away); Coal Company Town (approx. 3.9 miles away); Houston Company Store (approx. 4 miles away); African Americans (approx. 4 miles away); Kimball War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Frederick Kimball (approx. 4 miles away); 2991–2992 Floods (approx. 4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,747 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.