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 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 month for this entry is May 1981.
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 Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 South Walker 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 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Blankenship (approx. 0.3 miles away); Princeton (approx. 0.3 miles away); To The Memory of Gen. Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.3 miles away); McNutt House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Napoleon Bonaparte French (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Dead (approx. half a mile away); Virginia / West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 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 1,950 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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