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

Clay

 
 
Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay County Viet Nam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay County WWI & WWII Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay County Korean Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Benjamin L. Stephenson (within shouting distance of this marker); Floyd T. Sargent (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Militias (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge (approx. 2˝ miles away); William C. Markle (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clay.
 
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Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Clay Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2013. This page has been viewed 756 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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