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Ansted in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Contentment”

 
 
"Contentment" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
1. "Contentment" Marker
Inscription. Built, 1830, on the old James River and Kanawha Turnpike. Restored antebellum home of Colonel George W. Imboden, on General Lee's staff, C.S.A. Property and headquarters of the Fayette County Historical Society, organized in 1926.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 7.873′ N, 81° 6.484′ W. Marker is in Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 60). Touch for map. In front of the Contentment Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Ansted WV 25812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Contentment (a few steps from this marker); New Haven Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackson's Mother (approx. 0.6 miles away); Westlake Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tyree Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Halfway House" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Salt Sand (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hawk’s Nest (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ansted.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
"Contentment" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2012
2. "Contentment" Marker
An updated photo showing that the marker has been redone.
"Contentment" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
3. "Contentment" Marker
Contentment Home behind the marker.
"Contentment" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2012
4. "Contentment" Marker
Looking east on U.S. Route 60 west of Ansted.
George W. Imboden Grave Stone image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2012
5. George W. Imboden Grave Stone
Grave site is near the grave for Stonewall Jackson's mother.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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