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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Washingtons

 
 
The Washingtons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
1. The Washingtons Marker
Inscription.  Nearby are buried Lawrence Augustine Washington, his wife, Dorcas, and daughter, Emma Tell. Lawrence was the son of Samuel Washington, youngest brother of General Washington. Part of their original home is standing.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
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. 40° 4.687′ N, 80° 41.581′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethany Pike Highway (West Virginia Route 88) and National Road (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south on Bethany Pike Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 Bethany Pike Hwy, Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount de Chantal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vineyard Hills (approx. 1½ miles away); Alexis de Tocqueville (approx. 1½ miles away); Mount Wood Cemetery
The Washingtons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
2. The Washingtons Marker
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); McColloch’s Leap (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gibson-Linn (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Mingo (approx. 1.6 miles away); The First Saint Joseph Cathedral (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 24, 2022