Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
First Land Battle
Location. 39° 9.582′ N, 80° 2.806′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is on Beverly-Fairmont Pike (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philippi WV 26416, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace - W.D. Zinn (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Philippi (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philippi (about 600 feet away); Historic Campbell School (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Philippi Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Philippi (approx. half a mile away); Barbour County Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
Also see . . . Battle of Philippi - First Organized Land Action of Civil War. Also known as the Philippi Races. (Submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,443 times since then and 195 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.