McMechen in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Erected by The Daughters of the American Revolution, Wheeling Chapter.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 39° 58.696′ N, 80° 43.902′ W. Marker is in McMechen, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 250 and 21st Street, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 250. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMechen WV 26040, 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. Forman Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Harriet B. Jones (approx. 2 miles away); Benwood Mine Disaster (approx. The Great Stone Viaduct (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Imperial Glass (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Willow Grove Mine (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); Colonel John H. Sullivan (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio).
Also see . . . Account of the Foreman Massacre. Howe's History of Virginia, 1845, p. 369 (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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