Princeton in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Battle of Pigeon's Roost
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 21.692′ N, 81° 6.291′ W. Marker is in Princeton, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Walker Street (U.S. 19) 0.1 miles north of Stafford Drive (West Virginia Route 104), on the right when traveling north. The marker is located at the former intersection of Old Bluefield Road and South Walker Street. Old Bluefield Road has been abandoned as a thoroughfare and now serves as a service road and parking lot adjacent to South Walker Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution Bicentennial Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Blankenship (approx. 0.3 miles away); Princeton (approx. 0.3 miles away); McNutt House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mitchell Clay (approx. 3.7 miles away); Elizabeth Kee (approx. 9.2 miles away); Bluefield (approx. 9.2 miles away); Andrew Davidson (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
Also see . . . Battle of Pigeon Roost - WV Encyclopedia. (Submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,591 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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