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

John S. Carlile

 
 
John S. Carlile Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 27, 2021
1. John S. Carlile Marker
Inscription.  Born in 1817, he practiced law and served in the Virginia Senate and US Congress. At the 1861 Richmond Convention, he opposed secession. Although he led efforts to create a new state and wrote "A Declaration of the People of Virginia" calling for a restored government in 1861, he opposed WV statehood and voted against it in 1862 as a US Senator. He died on October 24, 1878.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 39° 16.749′ N, 80° 20.31′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on West Main Street just east of South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker stands in front of the Clarksburg City Hall building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 W Main St, Clarksburg WV 26301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrison County Soldiers Monument (here, next to this marker); Clarksburg Convention
John S. Carlile Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 27, 2021
2. John S. Carlile Marker
Harrison County Soldiers Memorial is on the left.
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(here, next to this marker); "Stonewall" Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Meetings (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarksburg (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022