“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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


Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nessa Chan, April 3, 2011
1. Clay Marker
Inscription.  Both county and county seat are named for Henry Clay. The Golden Delicious apple, once called "Mullins' Yellow Seedling," was developed on Porters Creek. The State also produced the Grimes Golden, the other great yellow apple.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 27.594′ N, 81° 4.999′ W. Marker is in Clay, West Virginia, in Clay County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 16) east of Locust Street, on the left when traveling east. It is at the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 246 Main St, Clay WV 25043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin L. Stephenson (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); William C. Markle (approx. 2.6 miles away); Solomon Osborne (approx. 7.3 miles away); Clay County / Calhoun County (approx. 12.7 miles away); Clay County / Nicholas County
Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Clay Marker
(approx. 13.6 miles away); North and South (approx. 13.9 miles away); Pioneer School (approx. 14 miles away).
Additional keywords. Fruit
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2013. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 2, 2013.   2. submitted on August 17, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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