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Near Boothsville in Taylor County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Marion County / Taylor County

 
 
Marion County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2014
1. Marion County Face of Marker
Inscription.  Marion County. Formed, 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia Counties. Named for hero of the Revolution, General Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in the formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmont.

Taylor County. Formed, 1844, from Marion, Harrison and Barbour Counties. Named for John Taylor of Virginia. This county was the home of Bailey Brown, first Union soldier killed in the Civil War. He was shot, May 22, 1861, at Fetterman, now Grafton.
 
Location. 39° 23.573′ N, 80° 11.819′ W. Marker is near Boothsville, West Virginia, in Taylor County. Marker is on Middletown Road (Local Route 73/73
Taylor County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2014
2. Taylor County Face of Marker
) south of Rock Union Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Elm (approx. 4.7 miles away); Granville Davison Hall (approx. 4.7 miles away); Coonís Fort (approx. 5 miles away); Valley Falls Whip and Grist Mill (approx. 5.9 miles away); Levi Shinn House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Shinnston Tornado (approx. 5.9 miles away); Combat Wounded (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Fatherís Day Service (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
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Marion County / Taylor County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2014
3. Marion County / Taylor County Marker
Marion County / Taylor County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2014
4. Marion County / Taylor County Marker
Boothsville can be seen in the distance.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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