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Near Cherry Grove in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Pendleton County / Pocahontas County

 
 
Pocahontas County face of marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
1. Pocahontas County face of marker
Inscription.
Pocahontas County. Formed from Bath, Pendleton and Randolph in 1821. Named for Pocahontas, Indian princess, friend of the Jamestown settlers. Site of Droop Mountain battle, November 6, 1863. The famous Cranberry Glades are in this county.

Pendleton County. Formed in 1788 from Hardy, Augusta, Rockingham. Named for Edmund Pendleton, Virginia statesman-jurist. This county has a range of altitude of over 3500 feet. Here are Seneca Rocks, Smoke Hole, and Spruce Knob.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 36.76′ N, 79° 37.559′ W. Marker is near Cherry Grove, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 28 near the county line, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Circleville WV 26804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spruce Knob (approx. 9 miles away); Camp Bartow (approx. 9 miles away); Travellers Repose (approx. 9 miles away); Blue and Gray / Travelers' Repose (approx. 9 miles away); a different
Pendleton County face of marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
2. Pendleton County face of marker
marker also named Camp Bartow (approx. 9.6 miles away); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 10.3 miles away); Camp Allegheny (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Great Raid (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
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Pendleton County / Pocahontas County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
3. Pendleton County / Pocahontas County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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