“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Maysville in Grant County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)

Greenland Gap

Greenland Gap Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Nelson, September 19, 2010
1. Greenland Gap Marker
Inscription.  Cliffs 800 feet high lining great cleft in the New Creek and Knobley mountains, which rival the famed Franconia Notch of New England. Scene of skirmish in 1863 between General Jones' cavalry and Federal troops from New Creek.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 39° 11.597′ N, 79° 10.209′ W. Marker is in Maysville, West Virginia, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 93 and Scherr Road (County Route 1), on the right when traveling south on State Route 93. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keyser WV 26726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vincent Williams (approx. 7.7 miles away); Nancy Hanks (approx. 8.7 miles away); Mineral County / Grant County (approx. 8.7 miles away); By King’s Command (approx. 8.9 miles away); Fort Ogden
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(approx. 8.9 miles away); Grant County / State of Maryland (approx. 11.7 miles away); Claysville United Methodist Church (approx. 11.7 miles away); Dr. John Green (approx. 11.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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