New Cumberland in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain John Porter / Chelsea China Company
Erected 2006 by City of New Cumberland and West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
Location. 40° 29.919′ N, 80° 36.665′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of North River Avenue and Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North River Touch for map. Located at Overlook Park in New Cumberland, on reverse side of Chelsea China Company marker. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland WV 26047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town (here, next to this marker); Contested County Seat (here, next to this marker); Gravel Hill Academy (a few steps from this marker); Brickyard Bend (a few steps from this marker); New Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio River / Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named New Cumberland (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Cumberland.
Also see . . . . The historic signs of WV along River Ave. in New Cumberland will soon have two new signs added.This is a project started by George Hines / New Cumberland Community Projects. Most signs are along state roads and it is hard to stop to read along a busy road. Now people can stop walk along the river . Have lunch or view them during Fall River fest in Sept. (Submitted on February 5, 2014, by George Hines of New Cumberland, West Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.