Near Boothsville in Taylor County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Marion County / Taylor County
Taylor County. Formed, 1844, from Marion, Harrison and Barbour Counties. Named for John Taylor of Virginia. This county was the home of Bailey Brown, first Union soldier killed in the Civil War. He was shot, May 22, 1861, at Fetterman, now Grafton.
Location. 39° 23.573′ N, 80° 11.819′ W. Marker is near Boothsville, West Virginia, in Taylor County. Marker is on Middletown Road (Local Route 73/73 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Elm (approx. 4.7 miles away); Granville Davisson Hall (approx. 4.7 miles away); Coon’s Fort (approx. 5 miles away); Valley Falls Whip and Grist Mill (approx. 5.9 miles away); Levi Shinn House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Shinnston Tornado (approx. 5.9 miles away); Combat Wounded (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Father’s Day Service (approx. 6.3 miles away).
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