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Ripley in Jackson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Ripley

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Ripley Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1832 on land which was settled by William John and Lewis Rogers in 1768 and later acquired by Jacob and Ann (Staats) Starcher. Near here lived Capt. William Parsons who was active in the early life of Jackson County.
 
Erected by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 38° 49.086′ N, 81° 42.648′ W. Marker is in Ripley, West Virginia, in Jackson County. Marker is on Old US 21. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ripley WV 25271, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson County Veterans Memorial Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Ripley (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Ripley (about 500 feet away); Partisan Raid (about 500 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Ripley Marker
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away); Pfost-Greene Murders / Last Public Execution (about 600 feet away); Raid on Ripley (about 700 feet away); Brother Harry Ripley (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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