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St. Albans in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Bangor Cemetery

 
 
Bangor Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 24, 2008
1. Bangor Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This land, which was owned by George Washington, purchased by Morris Hudson, who in 1819 built a small church on knoll that adjoined this property. As was custom of the times, acres set aside as a cemetery for members of Bangor Parish. The church burned in 1845, was replaced and named St. Mark's Episcopal, now 405 B Street.
 
Erected 2008 by St. Mark's Episcopal Church, West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 22.622′ N, 81° 48.409′ W. Marker is in St. Albans, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is at the intersection of Kanawha Terrace and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east on Kanawha Terrace. Next to a bus stop shelter. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Albans WV 25177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birkett Davenport Fry (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Albans Archeological Site
Bangor Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 24, 2008
2. Bangor Cemetery Marker
Bangor Cemetery is in the background.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 1.2 miles away); Washington's Land (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Albans Covered Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); West Virginia State University (approx. 2.3 miles away); Indian Mound / Mounds-Earthworks (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Albans.
 
Bangor Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 24, 2008
3. Bangor Cemetery Marker
Photo taken from within cemetery looking toward Kanawha Terrace.
Bangor Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 24, 2008
4. Bangor Cemetery
photo of Bangor Cemetery taken up the knoll from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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