Near Bethlehem in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Marshall County/Ohio County
Formed in 1835 from Ohio. Named for Chief Justice John Marshall. In Marshall County is Grave Creek Mound, first among remains left by the unknown race which lived in the Ohio Valley centuries before the white men came.
Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning "Beautiful River." Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers.
Location. 40° 1.798′ N, 80° 41.495′ W. Marker is near Bethlehem, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairmont Pike (West Virginia Route 88) and Omar Drive, on the right when traveling south on Fairmont Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walter Reuther (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Marshall County/Ohio County (approx. 1.8 miles away); Forks of Wheeling Creek (approx. 1.9 miles away); “Monument Place” (approx. 2 miles away); Elm Grove Stone Bridge Mail Pouch Tobacco (approx. 2 miles away); The Madonna of the Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); The National Pike (approx. 2.1 miles away).
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