“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Norton in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)

Crawford Scott

Crawford Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steven B. Corley, July 15, 2008
1. Crawford Scott Marker
Historical Marker for Crawford Scott.
Inscription. "Crawford Scott 1816-1893 In commemoration of his loyalty to Abraham Lincoln and of his services as a guide to the Union forces during the Civil War of 1861-1865 while living on this farm first native of Randolph County to promote the commercial development of coal lands." (Marker Number 139720.)
Location. 38° 56.149′ N, 79° 58.049′ W. Marker is in Norton, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 151. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norton WV 26285, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbour County / Randolph County (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jimtown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Phillips Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fortifications (approx. 4.6 miles away); General George B. McClellan (approx. 4.6 miles away); Camp Garnett (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Garnett (approx. 4.6 miles away); Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Margaret Scott Phillips, Crawford Scott's older sister, served as a courier and guide for Southern troops during the Civil War.
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2011, by Steven B. Corley of Jane Lew, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 466 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 4, 2011, by Steven B. Corley of Jane Lew, West Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement We are suspending advertising until they remove an ad for a certain book from circulation. A word in the book’s title has given rise to number of complaints. The word is inappropriate in school classroom settings.