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Cameron in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cameron City Pool

 
 
Cameron City Pool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
1. Cameron City Pool Marker
Inscription. Constructed with PWA grant, 1939, the unique semi-circular pool with underwater lifeguard station was design of Frank Hunter. Beach area once had sand from Lake Michigan. Pool also emergency reservoir for fire protection. Listed in 1993 on National Register, pool fell into disrepair and closed in 2008. It re-opened in 2013 due to community volunteers and corporate sponsors.
 
Erected 2013 by Mayor Julie Beresford/Friends of Cameron Pool, West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 49.738′ N, 80° 34.01′ W. Marker is in Cameron, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Cameron Pool parking lot, off of Park Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Cameron WV 26033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Beeler (approx. 4 miles away); Ryerson's Blockhouse (approx. 9.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Fort Wetzel (approx. 9.3 miles away); West Virginia Penitentiary (approx. 11.1 miles away); Grave Creek Mound (approx. 11.2 miles away);
Cameron City Pool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
2. Cameron City Pool Marker
Rosby’s Rock (approx. 11.3 miles away); Marshall County Commemorates Service Men and Women (approx. 11.3 miles away); Volunteers in the Spanish-American War (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Cameron Swimming Pool. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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