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

Williamstown

 
 
Williamstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Williamstown Marker
Inscription.  Named for Isaac Williams, who settled in 1787 on land preempted in 1770 by Joseph Tomlinson and his children, Joseph, Samuel, and Rebecca. Williams, veteran of border wars, married Rebecca. Court met at their home in 1800.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 39° 24′ N, 81° 26.916′ W. Marker is in Williamstown, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is on Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamstown WV 26187, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southern Boundary Picketed Point (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); S. Durward Hoag (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); Lafayette (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); Ohio River Sternwheel Festival (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); Shipbuilding (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); The Ohio River’s Wild Side (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); The Public Landing (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio); Boiler Point (approx. ¾ mile away in Ohio).
 
Williamstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Williamstown Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022