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Weston in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike

 
 
Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 22, 2022
1. Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker
Inscription.  Established by act of Virginia Assembly 1824
First Bridge of wood on stone piers built 1829
Second bridge wood and covered built 1847
Third bridge iron built 1890
Fourth bridge concrete built 1922
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
 
Location. 39° 2.326′ N, 80° 28.094′ W. Marker is in Weston, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on North River Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N River Ave, Weston WV 26452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Second Street Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Lewis County World War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Welcome To Historic Downtown Weston (within shouting distance of this marker); West Virginia & Pittsburg Railroad Depot - Hales Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); Weston State Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Edmiston-Ralston Building
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(about 300 feet away); Fairland Nickelodeon And Bank Alley (about 400 feet away); Tierney-Farnsworth Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weston.
 
Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 22, 2022
2. Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker
Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 22, 2022
3. Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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