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

Neal's Station

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Neal's Station Marker
Inscription.  Neal's Station or Fort Neal was built in 1785 by Capt. James Neal, Revolutionary War veteran, who led a party of settlers to the mouth of the Little Kanawha. Neal first came here in 1783 surveying present site of Parkersburg.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 39° 15.28′ N, 81° 32.816′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pike Street and Camden Avenue on Pike Street. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Block-House (here, next to this marker); Col. Hugh Phelps (here, next to this marker); Tavenner Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); The Toll House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Tollgate House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Turnpikes (approx. 0.6
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
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miles away); Rotary Club of Parkersburg (approx. one mile away); West Virginia's First Governor / Parkersburg Governors (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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