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Near Proctor in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Rogers Clark

 
 
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
1. George Rogers Clark Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historic marker.
Inscription.
In 1772, George Rogers
Clark explored the Ohio
and Great Kanawha rivers
He stayed the winter here,
planted and harvested a
crop, and carried out much
surveying. Riflemen from
the region aided him in
winning the Northwest in
1778-1779.

 
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number ML 1.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 48.171′ N, 80° 49.09′ W. Marker was near Proctor, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker was on West Virginia Route 2 south of Woodland and Graysville Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the side of the highway, opposite the Ohio River, a short distance south of where the highway crosses Fish Creek. This particular historic marker is facing north. Marker was in this post office area: Proctor WV 26055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Zachary Taylor (was here, next to this marker but has been reported missing. ); Baker's Station (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Cedar Curve Cemetery / Funerals in the Early 1800s
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
2. George Rogers Clark Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along state route 2.
( approx. 3.6 miles away); Powhatan Point ( approx. 4.1 miles away in Ohio); George Washington ( approx. 4.1 miles away in Ohio); The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point / Powhatan Disaster, 1944 ( approx. 4.3 miles away in Ohio); Frederick Kindelberger Stone House and Barn ( approx. 5.1 miles away in Ohio); Mason-Dixon Line ( approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Proctor.
 
Categories. ExplorationWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
3. George Rogers Clark Marker
A more distant view of the historic marker looking south along state route 2.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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