Pruntytown in Taylor County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
John Barton Payne
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
Location. 39° 20.032′ N, 80° 4.567′ W. Marker is in Pruntytown, West Virginia, in Taylor County. Marker is on U.S. 50 east of U.S. 250, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grafton WV 26354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pruntytown (within shouting distance of this marker); First Taylor County JailIndustrial School for Boys (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to the Memory of Thornsbury Bailey Brown (approx. 2.2 miles away); Valley Falls (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Catholic Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Grafton (approx. 2.9 miles away); The First Campaign (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pruntytown.
Also see . . . Red Cross Biography. “In 1923, Payne chaired the First Pan-American Conference of the Red Cross in Buenos Aires, the second in Washington three years later. He also chaired a conference on the Far East and two international conferences of the International Red Cross.” (Submitted on June 29, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.