Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
First Fatherís Day Service
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number MA7.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 39° 28.581′ N, 80° 9.04′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue (U.S. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Morgan (1721–1813) / Patriot, Defender (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Colonel George S. “Spanky” Roberts, USAF Memorial Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle Of Fairmont (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. Brooks Fleming House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Original Dunbar School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Boaz Fleming (approx. 0.7 miles away); High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
Also see . . . Fatherís Day in the United States - Wikipedia Entry. “A ĎFatherís Dayí service was held on July 5, 1908, in Fairmont, West Virginia, in the Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South, now known as Central United Methodist Church. Grace Golden Clayton was mourning the loss of her father when, on December 1907, the Monongah Mining Disaster in nearby (Submitted on July 5, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.