Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
In Memory of the Sago Miners
January 2, 2006
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources. A significant historical date for this entry is January 2, 2006.
Location. 39° 9.159′ N, 80° 2.625′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is at the intersection of Barbour County Highway (U.S. 119) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Barbour County Highway. In Blue and Gray Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17925 Barbour County Hwy, Philippi WV 26416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philippi Covered Bridge (here, next to this marker); First Battle of a Long War (a few steps from this marker); Philippi (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin F. Kelley (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Regimental Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Churchville Cavalry Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Flag (within Palmetto Flag (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
Regarding In Memory of the Sago Miners. This is a memorial to the Sago Mine Disaster. More information is available at the following links:
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.