Near Moundsville in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Round Bottom was patented
by George Washington in 1784
after a purchase of warrants
held by officers of the French
and Indian War. Washington
sold these lands in 1798 to
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commision.
Location. 39° 53.734′ N, 80° 47.509′ W. Marker is near Moundsville, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 2 south of Frontage Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moundsville WV 26041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point / Powhatan Disaster, 1944 (approx. 2.2 miles away in Ohio); George Washington (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Powhatan Point (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Rosby’s Rock (approx. 2.6 miles away); Moundsville / Capt. James Harrod (approx. 2.9 miles away); Benjamin C. Criswell (approx. 2.9 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. 2.9 miles away); West Virginia Penitentiary (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moundsville.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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 463 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.