Princeton in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected by West Virginia Division of Culture & History.
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 year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 37° 21.957′ N, 81° 6.184′ W. Marker is in Princeton, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (West Virginia Route 20) and Scott Street (U.S. 19), on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1501 East Main Street, Princeton WV 24740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution Bicentennial Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Blankenship (within shouting distance of this marker); To The Memory of Gen. Hugh Mercer McNutt House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Pigeon's Roost (approx. 0.3 miles away); Napoleon Bonaparte French (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Virginia / West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.