Clarksburg in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Daniel Davisson DAR Cemetery
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 39° 16.854′ N, 80° 20.74′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Sumner Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 West Main Street, 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. Daniel Davisson Chapter NSDAR (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Davisson (a few steps from this marker); Stonewall Jackson Birthplace (approx. ¼ mile away); Waldomore / Nathan Goff (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Simpson (approx. 0.3 miles Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson Birthplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Immigrants (approx. 0.4 miles away); Combat Wounded (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
Regarding Daniel Davisson DAR Cemetery. In 1773, Davisson donated 400 acres of land which was part of a royal grant to him from the Commonwealth of Virginia in order to establish the town of Clarksburg. He designated land for a courthouse, jail, church, park and cemetery to be known as the Daniel Davisson Grave Yard, which is now known as the Daniel Davisson Cemetery.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.