Near Valley Grove in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Ohio County / State of Pennsylvania
State of Pennsylvania. Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1881 by Charles II. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement at Philadelphia. Earlier settlements had been made by the Swedes in 1638. It was one of the 13 original colonies.
Location. 40° 6.2′ N, 80° 31.133′ W. Marker is near Valley Grove, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) near the state line, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valley Grove WV 26060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway (approx. 1.2 miles away); Miller’s Blockhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Ray’s Arithmetic (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rice’s Fort (approx. 2.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Roney’s Point (approx. 4.7 miles away); Claysville Claysville Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); West Liberty (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valley Grove.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,031 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.