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Ronceverte in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ronceverte

 
 
Ronceverte Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
1. Ronceverte Marker
Inscription. From the French word meaning “Greenbrier”. Thomas Edgar settled in Greenbrier County before 1780. His son built first grist mill on Greenbrier River. Three successive mills were destroyed but the fourth plant operates today.
 
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of History and Culture.
 
Location. 37° 44.855′ N, 80° 28.143′ W. Marker is in Ronceverte, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 219) and Locust Street, on the right when traveling south on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ronceverte WV 24970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Saltpeter Works (approx. 2.7 miles away); Organ Cave (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pontiac's War/Welsh Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lewisburg (approx. 3.8 miles away); Greenbrier Military School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dick Pointer (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 3.9 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic District - City Of Ronceverte. Ronceverte’s rich lumber
Wide view of the Ronceverte Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
2. Wide view of the Ronceverte Marker
and railroad history is found everywhere from the historic depot and coaling tower located in the heart of the downtown, to the vast array of historic homes built to accommodate railroad and lumber executives, and medical and education professionals.
(Submitted on August 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. Ronceverte Historic District - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on August 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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