New Cumberland in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Contested County Seat
Erected 2006 by City of New Cumberland and West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
Location. 40° 29.918′ N, 80° 36.661′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of North River Avenue and Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling south on North River Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Overlook Park, River Drive, New Cumberland. 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. Gravel Hill Academy (here, next to this marker); Captain John Porter / Chelsea China Company (here, next to this marker); Old Town (a few steps from this marker); Brickyard Bend (a few steps from this marker); New Cumberland Ohio River / Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Town (approx. ¼ mile 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.
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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 346 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.