“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Harrisville in Ritchie County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)


Harrisville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nessa Chan, June 23, 2012
1. Harrisville Marker
Inscription.  Named for Thomas Harris. His nephew, Gen. Thomas Harris, distinguished himself in the Union Army in Petersburg and Cedar Creek. He was one of the commissioners who tried those charged with plotting assassination of Lincoln.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 39° 12.576′ N, 81° 3.081′ W. Marker is in Harrisville, West Virginia, in Ritchie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. and Spring Street on Main St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisville WV 26362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ritchie County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrisville / Thomas Maley Harris (approx. 0.6 miles away); Romeo H. Freer (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Stone House (approx. 6.7 miles away); Pennsboro (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also
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named Harrisville (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pennsboro B&O Depot (approx. 6.8 miles away); Doddridge County / Ritchie County (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisville.
Harrisville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 26, 2021
2. Harrisville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2013. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 2, 2013.   2. submitted on January 6, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 22, 2023