Near Riverton in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1963 by West Virginia History Commission.
Location. 38° 42.352′ N, 79° 24.082′ W. Marker is near Riverton, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 33 2 miles east of Bland Hills Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Next to access road for Germany Valley Overlook Cabins. GPS and cell phones may not work in this mountainous area. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin WV 26807, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Last Union Raid (here, next to this marker); The "Battle" of Riverton (approx. 3 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. 3.4 miles away); Spruce Knob (approx. 4.8 miles away); Organized Pendleton County (approx. 5 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Franklin (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
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Also see . . . Views of Germany Valley. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 25, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.