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Hinton in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hinton

 
 
Hinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
1. Hinton Marker
Inscription. Named for its founder. Indian raids broke up early settlements in southern part of this county. First permanent settlements were those of James Graham at Lowell and of Robert Lilly on Little Bluestone from 1770 to 1772.
 
Location. 37° 40.346′ N, 80° 53.495′ W. Marker is in Hinton, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is at the intersection of Ballengee Street (West Virginia Route 107) and Park Avenue (West Virginia Route 107), on the left when traveling south on Ballengee Street. Touch for map. The marker sits in front of the Summers County Courthouse. Ballengee Street is one-way, southbound at the marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Ballengee Street, Hinton WV 25951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Culbertson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wreck on the C&O (approx. 1.7 miles away); Brooks Overlook-Welcome (approx. 4.6 miles away); Big Bend Tunnel (approx. 7 miles away); Sandstone High School (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fort Greenbrier (approx. 8.9 miles away); Civil War Camp (approx. 9 miles away); Red Sulphur (approx. 13 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hinton.
 
Also see . . .  Hinton's History. Had
Wide view of the Hinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
2. Wide view of the Hinton Marker
it not been for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company, Hinton would have had no reason to exist.
(Submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
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Graham House (1770) image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
3. Graham House (1770)
The homestead of early settler James Graham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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