Princeton in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Pigeon's Roost
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Location. 37° 21.692′ N, 81° 6.291′ W. Marker is in Princeton, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Walker Street (U.S. 19) 0.1 miles north of Stafford Drive (West Virginia Route 104), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at the former intersection of Old Bluefield Road and South Walker Street. Old Bluefield Road has been abandoned as a thoroughfare and now serves as a service road and parking lot adjacent to South Walker Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 South Walker Street, Princeton WV 24740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution Bicentennial Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Blankenship Princeton (approx. 0.3 miles away); McNutt House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elizabeth Kee (approx. 9.2 miles away); Bluefield (approx. 9.2 miles away); Andrew Davidson (approx. 9.5 miles away); Bluefield State Teacherís College (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
Also see . . . Battle of Pigeon Roost - WV Encyclopedia. (Submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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