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St. Mary's in Pleasants County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Settlers

 
 
Early Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
1. Early Settlers Marker
Inscription. In 1790, the La Rue brothers, Frenchmen, built homes in Pleasants County. Isaac settled on Middle Island Creek. Jacob had a home on Middle Island and a mill on Broad Run. Graves of his family are on Middle Island.
 
Location. 39° 24.113′ N, 81° 11.896′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's, West Virginia, in Pleasants County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 2 0.1 miles north of Maple Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the northbound side of WV 2, just south of the bridge over Middle Island Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys WV 26170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's (approx. one mile away); Hi Carpenter Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pleasants County / State of Ohio (approx. 1.3 miles away); Captain Gordon C. Greene / Captain Mary Becker Greene (approx. 2 miles away in Ohio); Vaucluse (approx. 2.3 miles away); Frontier Boat Launch (approx. 4.9 miles away in Ohio); James Riggs Family (approx. 10.8 miles away in Ohio); Matamoras World War I Monument (approx. 11 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's.
 
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Early Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
2. Early Settlers Marker
Looking north on WV 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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