Near Belington in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1861.
Location. 39° 0.515′ N, 79° 54.473′ W. Marker is near Belington, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is on Laurel Mountain Road (County Route 15), on the right when traveling east. Located at the entrance to Mill Creek Reservoir and Camp Laurel Hill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belington WV 26250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of these whose Sacrifices Created this Hallowed Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurel Hill Battlefield Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Camp Laurel Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Laurel Hill Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forced Flight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Laurel Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belington.
Also see . . . Battle of Laurel Hill. Web site with details of the battle. (Submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.