Near Albright in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
Location. 39° 27.617′ N, 79° 38.984′ W. Marker is near Albright, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 7 and St. Joe Road (Local Route 7/12), on the right when traveling west on State Route 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albright WV 26519, 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. Camp Dawson (approx. one mile away); Priests Who Served The Catholic Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); "Lest We Forget!" (approx. 1.8 miles away); Preston AcademyJapanese tigertail spruce (approx. 2.1 miles away); Norway maple (approx. 2.1 miles away); White Ash (approx. 2.1 miles away); James C. McGrew (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Regarding Dunkard Bottom. The West Virginia Army National Guard camp mentioned on the marker is Camp Dawson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on March 16, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.