Fayetteville in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Marquis de Lafayette
Friend of the American Revolution
“...The new County so to be formed be called Lafayette or Fayette County to perpetuate a remembrance of his virtues and philanthropy through future ages of our political existence...” Petition to the General Assembly of Virginia 1830
Presented to the Citizens of Fayette County September 25, 2004 by the Fayette County Historic Landmark Commission
Daniel E. Wright, Chairman
Carolyn A. Hill, Vice Chairman
Ann Z. Skaggs, Secretary
Pat Phillips Wendell, Treasurer
Thomas B. Bell, Past Commissioner
Sculptor – Joel A. Randell
Erected 2004 by Fayette County Historic Landmark Commission.
Location. 38° 3.188′ N, 81° 6.227′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on North Court Street (West Virginia Route 16), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. On the southern corner of the Fayette County Courthouse grounds on the Maple Avenue side. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville WV 25840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Fayetteville (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Vandal (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Fayetteville (within shouting distance of this marker); Vandalia Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Fayetteville (1862)/(1863) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayetteville Town Park (approx. half a mile away); Indirect Firing (approx. 1.1 miles away); Townsend's Ferry (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
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