Kingwood in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Preston County Courthouse
Frontiers to Mountaineers Heritage Tourism
Erected by Preservation Alliance of West Virginia and the Benedum Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1864.
Location. 39° 28.314′ N, 79° 41.25′ 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 Civil War Monument (here, next to this marker); Price's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from 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); “The Pines” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James C. McGrew (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.