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Mill Point in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anna Wallace

 
 
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By Roger Miller, June 12, 2017
1. Anna Wallace Marker
Inscription. Home of Anna Wallace (1867-1952), in 1922 the first woman elected as Superintendent of Schools for Pocahontas County. Ten women were elected county superintendents in 1922, the first year WV women were able to run for that office after passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. Defeated in a 3-way race in her 1926 re-election bid, she returned to teaching.
 
Erected 2013 by Pocahontas County Historical Society West Virginia Archives and History. 2013. (Marker Number none.)
 
Location. 38° 9.487′ N, 80° 10.834′ W. Marker is in Mill Point, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) near 219/39/55. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Point (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (approx. 1.7 miles away); Yankee Army Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 2 miles away); Natural History and Heritage (approx. 3 miles away); Cranberry Glades (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 164 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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