Midway in Giles County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Giles County / West Virginia
West Virginia. West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state in 1863.
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number Z-289.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 37° 23.834′ N, 80° 48.094′ W. Marker is in Midway, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is on Federal Street (U.S. 219) just south of Giles-Fayette-Kanawa Turnpike (in WV) (Route 24/8), on the right when traveling south. Marker is just across the state line from Peterstown, West Virginia. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rich Creek VA 24147, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Virginia (Monroe County) / Monroe CountyPeterstown (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line in West Virginia); Home of the Jones Diamond (approx. ¼ mile away in West Virginia); New River (approx. 2.1 miles away); Woods’ Fort (approx. 3.6 miles away in West Virginia); West Virginia / Giles County Virginia (approx. 4.2 miles away); Narrows (approx. 4½ miles away); First Court of Giles County (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 4, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.