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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Gibson-Linn

 
 
Gibson-Linn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
1. Gibson-Linn Marker
Inscription.  Among many daring frontier exploits was the journey of Captain George Gibson and Lieutenant William Linn to New Orleans, 1776-77. Despite danger and opposition, they secured powder for use of Fort Henry against the Indians.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationForts and CastlesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 40° 4.562′ N, 80° 43.372′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Stone Boulevard, 0.2 miles north of West Chapline Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The E.G. Kramer House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 647 Main Street (about 700 feet away); The Phillips House (about 700 feet away); 659 Main Street (about 700 feet away); 612 Main Street
Gibson-Linn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
2. Gibson-Linn Marker
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(about 700 feet away); The Goering House (about 700 feet away); 623 Main Street (about 700 feet away); Samuel Irwin House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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