Kingwood in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1818.
Location. 39° 28.314′ N, 79° 41.243′ W. Marker is in Kingwood, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 7) and Price Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Located on the grounds of the Preston County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingwood WV 26537, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Preston County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Preston County Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial Preston County Buckwheat Festival (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingwood (within shouting distance of this marker); The Preston County Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Shield / Operation Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.