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Rowlesburg in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

34 South Church Street

 
 
34 South Church Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, May 31, 2022
1. 34 South Church Street Marker
Inscription.  
Old Rowlesburg Church Property
First School, City Hall, Church
Telegraph Office
Est. c. 1848
Downtown Rowlesburg Historic District

 
Erected 2005 by Rowlesburg ON TRAC Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCommunicationsEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 39° 20.835′ N, 79° 40.156′ W. Marker is in Rowlesburg, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is on South Church Street south of East Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 South Church Street, Rowlesburg WV 26425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 32 South Church Street (here, next to this marker); Rowlesburg Area Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1841 Mountain Howitzer, thought to be the type used in Rowlesburg during the Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Rowlesburg (about 300 feet away);
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a different marker also named "Battle of Rowlesburg" (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Rowlesburg (about 300 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Tray Run Viaduct (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rowlesburg.
 
34 South Church Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, May 31, 2022
2. 34 South Church Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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