Terra Alta in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Location. 39° 26.735′ N, 79° 32.77′ W. Marker is in Terra Alta, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of State Avenue (West Virginia Route 7) and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on State Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Terra Alta WV 26764, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Loomis' Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopemont State Hospital (approx. 1.6 miles away); Washington's Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); Preston County / Maryland (approx. 3.8 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 5.1 miles away in Maryland); Forestry Beginning (approx. 5.1 miles away in Maryland); Dunkard Bottom (approx. 5.6 miles away); Albright / Albright Family (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Categories. • Natural Features • Science & Medicine • Wars, US Indian •
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