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Lincoln County West Virginia Historical Markers

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2013
Monument detail: "front" panel (south)
West Virginia (Lincoln County), Hamlin — Brigadier General Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager
Born Myra, Lincoln County, West Virginia, February 13, 1923 Graduated Hamlin High School, 1941 Enlisted Army Air Corps, September 1941 Received Pilot’s Wings, March 1943 World War II, 64 combat missions, destroyed 13 enemy aircraft . . . — Map (db m126798) HM WM
West Virginia (Lincoln County), Hamlin — 2000 — Hamlin
Hamlin became county seat, 1869. First court met, 1867, at Hamline Church (1 Mi. away), where, 1852-53, the Virginia Legislature established town of Hamline, named for Bishop Leonidas Lent Hamline of the Methodist Episcopal Church. WV 2000 . . . — Map (db m126883) HM

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