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Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Birthplace - W.D. Zinn

 
 
Birthplace - W.D. Zinn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Birthplace - W.D. Zinn Marker
Inscription.  One mile east is Woodbine Farm, birthplace of W.D. Zinn, noted farmer, writer and lecturer. He contributed much to scientific farming in this and adjoining states. "The Story of Woodbine Farm" is an autobiography of his work.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 9.571′ N, 80° 2.803′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is on Beverly-Fairmont Pike (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Battle of Philippi (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shearer Quadrangle (about 500 feet away); "Apollo" (about 600 feet away); Historic Campbell School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philippi Mummies (approx. half a mile away); Benjamin F. Kelley
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(approx. half a mile away); First Battle of a Long War (approx. half a mile away); The Philippi Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
 
Markers beside the Beverly-Fairmont Pike image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Markers beside the Beverly-Fairmont Pike
To the left, the W.D. Zinn marker. To the right, "First Land Battle."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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