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Bolivar in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Simon Bolivar

1783 - 1830

 
 
Simon Bolivar Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 4, 2017
1. Simon Bolivar Marker
Inscription.

Liberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador
Peru, Panama and founder of Bolivia

Presented by The President of Venezuela
to Bolivar, West Virginia


 
Erected by the President of Venezuela.
 
Location. 39° 19.5′ N, 77° 45.033′ W. Marker is in Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Alternate U.S. 340) and Panama Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1366 West Washington Street, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bolivar Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pre Civil War Spring House (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of Private Luke Quinn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Honoring All Who Served (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Foundations of Freedom (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
Also see . . .
1. Simón Bolívar: The Liberator
Simon Bolivar Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 4, 2017
2. Simon Bolivar Monument
. (Submitted on May 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Simon Bolivar: Liberator of Latin America. (Submitted on May 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Bust of Simon Bolivar image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 4, 2017
3. Bust of Simon Bolivar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 169 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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