Near Kenova in Wayne County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Wayne County / Cabell County
Wayne County. Formed in 1842 from Cabell. Named for General Anthony Wayne, whose victory over the Native Americans in 1794 at Fallen Timbers broke the Western Confederacy and removed the threat of further attacks into western Virginia.
Cabell County. Formed, 1809, from Kanawha. Originally included several of the present counties of West Virginia. Named for William H. Cabell, Virginia governor, 1805-08. Big Sandy River was the western end of the James River and Kanawha Turnpike.
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Location. 38° 24.382′ N, 82° 30.041′ W. Marker is near Kenova, West Virginia, in Wayne County. Marker is on Thundering Herd Drive (U.S. 60) east of Camden Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Administration Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away in Ohio); James River Company War of 1812 Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Huntington (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Virginia State Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); Huntington Mine Rescue Car (approx. 3.3 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 8, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.