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Huntersville in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Huntersville

 
 
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By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
1. Huntersville Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1821. Early trading post here brought hunters and trappers and gave name to the town. In 1822, first county court met here at the home of John Bradshaw. Gen. Lee was encamped here in 1861.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1821.
 
Location. 38° 11.335′ N, 80° 0.978′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 39 and Huntersville Road (County Route 39/3), on the right when traveling east on State Highway 39. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. ¾ mile away); Camp Northwest (approx. 2½ miles away); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 4.8 miles away); Frank and Anna Hunter House
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By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
2. Huntersville Marker
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); Welcome to Pocahontas County (approx. 5.1 miles away); Marlinton (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rider Gap (approx. 6 miles away).
 
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By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
3. Huntersville Today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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