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

Guyandotte

 
 
Guyandotte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Guyandotte Marker
Inscription. Indian name. Founded in 1810. Site chosen as county seat, 1809, and court first met here, October, 1810. Important point in river traffic, connecting with the James River and Kanawha Turnpike. Burned during the War between the States.
 
Erected by State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 38° 25.776′ N, 82° 23.252′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (West Virginia Route 2) and Richmond Street, on the left when traveling west on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John S. Witcher (a few steps from this marker); First Cabell County Court House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raid on Guyandotte / Burning of Guyandotte (about 500 feet away); Battle of Guyandotte (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Guyandotte (about 800 feet away); Madie Carroll House (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Virginia Colored Children's Home (approx. 1˝ miles away); War Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Guyandotte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Guyandotte Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 392 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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