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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gibson-Linn

 
 
Gibson-Linn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
1. Gibson-Linn Marker
Inscription. Among many daring frontier exploits was the journey of Captain George Gibson and Lieutenant William Linn to New Orleans, 1776-77. Despite danger and opposition, they secured powder for use of Fort Henry against the Indians.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.562′ N, 80° 43.372′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Stone Boulevard 0.2 miles north of West Chapline Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mingo (approx. 0.2 miles away); List House (approx. ¼ mile away); Augustus Pollack (approx. ¼ mile away); McColloch’s Leap (approx. ¼ mile away); Marsh Wheeling Stogies (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeling (approx. 0.3 miles away); Slave Auction Block (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wheeling Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Categories. ExplorationForts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Gibson-Linn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
2. Gibson-Linn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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