New Cumberland in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
Location. 40° 29.579′ N, 80° 36.209′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is on Ridge Avenue (West Virginia Route 2) south of Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland WV 26047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gravel Hill Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Contested County Seat (approx. 0.6 miles away); Captain John Porter / Chelsea China Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Town (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brickyard BendNew Cumberland (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ohio River (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Town (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Cumberland.
Also see . . . Welcome to New Cumberland, West Virginia. (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.