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

Historic Blennerhassett Hotel

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Historic Blennerhassett Hotel Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the historic Blennerhassett Hotel, we dedicate this monument to the city of Parkersburg and the Blennerhassett Historical Park Commission on the day, Saturday, May 6, 1989.

In the four parts of the earth there are many that are able to write learned books. Many that are able to lead armies. Many also that are able to govern kingdoms and empires. But few there are that can keep a good hotel.
Mark Twain - March 1878

 
Erected by Presented by the Officers of the Blennerhassett Hotel.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 15.961′ N, 81° 33.95′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is on Little Kanawha Connector (2nd Street) near Ann Street. The marker is in Blennerhassett Point Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Rogers Clark (here, next to this marker); Escape to Freedom
Historic Blennerhassett Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Historic Blennerhassett Hotel Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Vital Transportation Center (a few steps from this marker); Burr-Blennerhassett (a few steps from this marker); Women of Courage (a few steps from this marker); Albert J. Woofter (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Island (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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