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Peterstown in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Peterstown

 
 
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By Roger Miller, October 14, 2016
1. Peterstown Marker
Inscription. Founded by Christian Peters who settled two miles east in 1784. Established as town in 1804. Peters served as expert rifleman in Revolutionary War. Giles, Fayette and Kanawha Turnpike, notable north-south route, linked town in 1830's.
 
Erected 2002 by West Virginia Division of Archives & History.
 
Location. 37° 23.824′ N, 80° 47.932′ W. Marker is in Peterstown, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Market St. (U.S. 219) just east of Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peterstown WV 24963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of the Jones Diamond (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Virginia (about 600 feet away); Giles County / West Virginia (about 800 feet away in Virginia); New River (approx. 2.2 miles away in Virginia); Woods’ Fort (approx. 3˝ miles away); West Virginia / Giles County Virginia (approx. 4.3 miles away in Virginia); Narrows (approx. 4˝ miles away in Virginia); First Court of Giles County (approx. 4.8 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peterstown.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Peterstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 14, 2016
2. Peterstown Marker
Peterstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 14, 2016
3. Peterstown Marker
 
 
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