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

201st Infantry/ Field Artillery

 
 
201st Infantry/ Field Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
1. 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery Marker
Inscription.  This National Guard unit traces it origins to Capt. Morgan Morgan, who formed the company Feb. 17, 1735. It served with Washington's militia in Braddock's 1755 campaign. At the outset of the Revolution he called upon these fighting men to "drive the invaders from our land." One of the oldest and still active military units, the 201st has fought or trained men for every conflict involving the U.S.
 
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number MO1.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 39.366′ N, 79° 57.186′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Memorial is on Willowdale Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montani Semper Liberi (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hough-Hall Family (approx. 0.2 miles away);
201st Infantry/ Field Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
2. 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery Marker
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Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Legends (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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