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Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lemuel Chenoweth

 
 
Lemuel Chenoweth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
1. Lemuel Chenoweth Marker
Inscription. Local carpenter, legislator, office-holder, self-educated architect and the state's most famous builder and designer of covered bridges, Lemuel Chenoweth lived in Randolph County his entire life, 1811-1887. Bridges at Barrackville and Philippi are two major examples of his work. Several homes and Huttonsville Presbyterian Church are among his other credits. He is buried in Beverly Cemetery.
 
Erected 1983 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 50.704′ N, 79° 52.302′ W. Marker is in Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 55) and Cemetery Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beverly Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gum Hart / Collett House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Buckey House (approx. mile away); Jonathan Arnold House (approx. mile away); Crozet - Chenoweth / Rich Mountain
Lemuel Chenoweth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
2. Lemuel Chenoweth Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Beverly Covered Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lemuel Chenoweth House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lemuel Chenoweth. Short biography from Find-a-grave. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Chenoweth Family. Genealogical page detailing the descendants of Lemuel. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsNotable Persons
 
Beverly Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
3. Beverly Cemetery
Oldest public cemetery west of the Allegheny Mountains. Earliest known burials were in 1768. Soldiers of all American wars are buried here.
Beverly Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
4. Beverly Cemetery
A replica Civil War artillery piece honors veterans buried in the cemetery.
The Beverly Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
5. The Beverly Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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