Mill Point in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
Location. 38° 9.445′ N, 80° 10.893′ W. Marker is in Mill Point, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 219 and State Highway 55, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 219. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Mill Point (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anna Wallace (about 400 feet away); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (approx. 1.7 miles away); Yankee Army Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Home for a Separatist Community (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mill Point.
Also see . . . Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machines. James E.A. Gibbs patented the original chain stitch sewing machine, which was then improved by Charles Willcox. (Submitted on August 13, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.