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Milton in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Harshbarger Corner

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Harshbarger Corner Marker
Inscription.  Survey of Milton began here in 1872 and post office was established in 1873. Founder, David Harshbarger, later lived on this lot. Named for Milton Reece, first postmaster and large landholder in vicinity. Town incorporated in 1876 with Captain J.R. Burke as first mayor. Captain John Harshbarger occupied a log house 60 feet to north and operated a grist mill to the southwest on Mud River.
 
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 26.064′ N, 82° 7.968′ W. Marker is in Milton, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton WV 25541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mud River Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Bryan Family (approx. 5.3 miles away); Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 8.7 miles away); Battle of Barboursville (approx. 8.9 miles away); Old Toll House
Harshbarger Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Harshbarger Corner Marker
(approx. 8.9 miles away); Nancy Cartmill Gardens (approx. 8.9 miles away); Barboursville Engagement (approx. 9 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 9 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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