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Clarksburg in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Immigrants

 
 
The Immigrants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. The Immigrants Marker
Inscription. "...So build your community that quickened conscience, larger vision, deeper devotion and equality of rights for all will resolve itself into an enthusiastic zeal for personal service in the community. All who give service are torch bearers." Theodore Roosevelt-Sculpture by W.D. Hopen of Sutton WV. Project Director James M. Pool.
 
Erected 1985 by People of Clarksburg and the Clarksburg Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 39° 16.764′ N, 80° 20.364′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on W. Main Street. Touch for map. The sculpture is on the plaza of the Harrison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg WV 26301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Combat Wounded (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarksburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Meetings (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff
The Immigrants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. The Immigrants Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); "Stonewall" Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Jackson Birthplace (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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