Near Elk Garden in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Dr. John Green
Erected 1868 by the West Virginia Historic Commission. Sponsored by the Green Reunion.
Location. 39° 21.574′ N, 79° 6.692′ W. Marker is near Elk Garden, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is on Pinnacle Road (Local Road 4) 1.5 miles north of State Route 42, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Route 42 runs between Skyline on U.S. 50 and Kitzmiller on the Maryland line. Road 4 runs from Route 42 at the Sulphur City Church and changes to Road 46/4 before arriving at Keyser as South E Street. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Garden WV 26717, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claysville United Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mineral County / State of Maryland (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mineral County / Grant County (approx. 5 miles away); Nancy Hanks (approx. Vandiver - Trout - Clause House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Keyser / Averell’s Raid (approx. 8.3 miles away); Potomac State College (approx. 8.8 miles away); Mayo and Savage (approx. 9 miles away).
Also see . . . Mineral County Medical History. “Dr. Green lived in that section of the county and gave medical service to the territory now comprising Elk District. Up until 1897, no State Examination was required by West Virginia. All one had to do to practice medicine in Mineral County was to register with the County Clerk and hang out his shingle.” (Submitted on April 16, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.