Coalton in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by Roaring Creek Lions Club, WV Div. of Archives, History.
Location. 38° 54.938′ N, 80° 0.067′ W. Marker is in Coalton, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on WV 151 (old U.S. 33) (West Virginia Route 151), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coalton WV 26257, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phillips Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Crawford Scott (approx. 2.3 miles away); Barbour County / Randolph County (approx. 3.6 miles away); General George B. McClellan (approx. 4 miles away); Camp Garnett (approx. 4 miles away); Fortifications (approx. 4 miles away); Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Garnett (approx. 4 miles away).
Also see . . . Jimtowm, WV - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 15, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
1. Margaret Scott Phillips' younger brother.
Margaret Scott Phillips' brother Crawford Scott served as a guide for Union forces during the Civil War. He was the first native of Randolph County to promote the commercial development of coal lands. See historical marker entitled "Crawford Scott."
— Submitted November 16, 2012, by Steven B. Corley of Jane Lew, West Virginia.
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