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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marion County, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Marion County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Marion County, WV (96) Harrison County, WV (63) Monongalia County, WV (217) Taylor County, WV (50) Wetzel County, WV (13)  MarionCounty(96) Marion County (96)  HarrisonCounty(63) Harrison County (63)  MonongaliaCounty(217) Monongalia County (217)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)
Fairmont is the county seat for Marion County
Adjacent to Marion County, West Virginia
      Harrison County (63)  
      Monongalia County (217)  
      Taylor County (50)  
      Wetzel County (13)  
 
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1West Virginia, Marion County, Barrackville — Barrackville Covered Bridge
This covered bridge, built in 1853 by Eli and Lemuel Chenoweth, West Virginia’s pioneer bridge builders, is an excellent example of a modified Burr Truss and is in substantially original condition. The bridge was saved from destruction during Jones’ . . . Map (db m75051) HM
2West Virginia, Marion County, Barrackville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served our country and in cherished memory of those who gave their last full measure of devotion at sea in home and foreign lands There is no more fitting tribute to the glory of these, our sons and daughters, than the . . . Map (db m178989) WM
3West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — "The Purple Heart"
Dedicated to the recipients of the Nations oldest military decoration "The Purple Heart" In honor of all who lost their lives or were wounded in combat in any war All gave some Some gave allMap (db m179204) WM
4West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — 200 Sycamores
200 Sycamores Dedicated to the George Washington Bicentennial Feb 22, 1932 In Memory of Citizens of FairmontMap (db m172383) HM WM
5West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — A. Brooks Fleming HouseA Role in the Action — Jones-Imboden Raid —
On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. “Grumble” Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported . . . Map (db m21232) HM
6West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Alpheus F. Haymond / Thomas S. Haymond
Alpheus F. Haymond Attorney Alpheus Haymond voted against secession as a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1861 but served the Confederacy during the war. Postwar "test oaths” kept him from practicing law in WV until the . . . Map (db m164774) HM
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7West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Attack on FairmontWatching from the Kearsley House — Jones-Imboden Raid —
(Preface):On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. “Grumble” Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported . . . Map (db m21205) HM
8West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Battle for the BridgeThe Foundry Fight — Jones-Imboden Raid —
On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. “Grumble” Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported . . . Map (db m21136) HM
9West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Battle Of Fairmont
On April 29, 1863, during the noted Jones-Imboden Raid, Confederate cavalry attacked Fairmont. Parts of the 106th NY Volunteers, along with militia and townsmen, mounted a strong but futile defense against overwhelming numbers. Gen. Jones's men blew . . . Map (db m156171) HM
10West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Boaz Fleming1758–1830
Here in 1819, on land purchased from Thomas Barns, Boaz Fleming, pioneer, soldier of the American Revolution, founded this town, which, in 1820, the Virginia General Assembly established as Middletown, under a trustee form of Government. . . . Map (db m29733) HM
11West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Boothsville
Named for Captain James Booth, pioneer soldier and settler. He was killed by Indians, 1778, and his companion, Nathaniel Cochran, wounded and captured. William Grundy, brother of the noted Felix Grundy, was also killed by Indians nearby.Map (db m175247) HM
12West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Captain James Booth17   -1778
Captain Booth migrated from the valley of Virginia to this valley in 1768-and founded the first settlement here in 1772. He was fired upon and killed by a party of Shawnee Indians on June 16th 1778, at a point on the near shore of the . . . Map (db m175795) HM
13West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Colonel Zackquill Morgan
In memory of Revolutionary War soldier and patriot Colonel Zackquill Morgan Born c. 1735 in Orange Co., VA Died January 1, 1795 in Monongalia, VAMap (db m202524) HM WM
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14West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Colonel Zackwill Morgan
Here lies buried Colonel Zackeill Morgan One of the earliest settlers of the old Monongalia County Soldier of the Revolution Founder of Morgantown, (VA.) West Virginia, (1785) Born (C) 1735 in Frederick County Virginia . . . Map (db m173501) HM
15West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Confederate Cemetery
Near this point, in a mass grave, lie the remains of 39 Confederate soldiers from the 6th, 7th, 11th and 12th Virginia cavalry units—part of the force led by Gen. W.E. Jones. Attacked Fairmont April 29, 1863, after raids at Kingwood and . . . Map (db m156170) HM
16West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — David Morgan (1721–1813) / Patriot, Defender
David Morgan (1721–1813). Son of Col. Morgan Morgan. Surveyed with Washington for Fairfax Stone; explored with Boone & Gist. Settled here in 1771. Surveyed Pleasantville (Rivesville) 1776. Upriver on his nearby 361-acre River See, he . . . Map (db m164816) HM
17West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — East/West Stadium
Home of West Virginia's First Black/White Football Game, Dunbar High School Tigers vs. Fairmont Senior High School Polar Bears September 30, 1954.Map (db m181258) HM
18West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Fairmont
Home of Francis H. Pierpont, whose services in the organization of this State are commemorated by his statue in Statuary Hall, Washington. He was governor under the Restored Government of the State of Virginia, 1861–1868.Map (db m21313) HM
19West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Fairmont Normal School Administration Building(Hardway Hall - Fairmont State University)
This property has been placed on the National Register of historic places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175252) HM
20West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Fairmont State College
Founded through private enterprise in 1865. Established as a state institution in 1867 and known as Fairmont State Normal School. Became Fairmont State Teachers College, 1931. Name Fairmont State College was adopted in 1943.Map (db m172338) HM
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21West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — MA7 — First Father’s Day Service
Site of Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal church, now Central United Methodist, where Father’s Day was first observed on July 5, 1908. Reverend Webb conducted the service upon the request of Mrs. Charles Clayton, daughter of Methodist minister . . . Map (db m172306) HM
22West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — First Father's Day Service
First Father's Day Service Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, South July 5, 1908Map (db m174989) HM
23West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Francis H. Pierpont
Born 1814, Francis Pierpont was a respected lawyer and supporter of the Union. Delegate in 1861 to the Wheeling conventions, he became governor of Restored Virginia and aided efforts to form a new state. Postwar, he oversaw the rebuilding of . . . Map (db m175079) HM
24West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Francis H. Pierpont Home“Father of West Virginia”
Ahead near Pierpont Avenue stood the home of Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor of the Restored Government of Virginia and the “Father of West Virginia.” Here he brought his bride, Julia Augusta Robertson Pierpont, in 1854. Here their . . . Map (db m75030) HM
25West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
A tribute to Gold Star Mothers, Fathers, and Relatives who sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom. (Reverse): Remembrance, Family, Patriot, HometownMap (db m175296) WM
26West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Gold Star Mothers
In honor of West Virginia Gold Star mothers who suffered the loss of a son or daughter while serving in our Armed Forces for the enduring freedom of these United States of America from the American Revolutionary War to present . . . Map (db m179344) WM
27West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Graves of the PierpontsIn Memoriam
Francis H. Pierpont, governor of the Restored Government of Virginia and the "Father of West Virginia" died on March 24, 1899. He is buried here with his wife, Julia Augusta Robertson Pierpont. They first met when he interviewed her in 1847 for a . . . Map (db m172346) HM
28West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Highgate Carriage House
This property has been placed on the National Register of historic places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175248) HM
29West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge
Completed in 1921, honoring WWI veterans. Designed by Concrete Steel Engineering Co., NY; built by John F. Casey Co., Pittsburgh. Three 250 ft. reinforced concrete arch spans, 90 ft. above river, 1,266 ft. long. Connected Fairmont by trolley, foot . . . Map (db m21303) HM
30West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge
Completed in 1921, honoring WWI veterans. Designed by Concrete Steel Engineering Co., NY; built by John F. Casey Co., Pittsburgh. Three 250 ft. reinforced concrete arch spans, 90 ft. above river, 1,266 ft. long. Connected Fairmont by trolley, foot . . . Map (db m21304) HM
31West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Job Prickett House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m173478) HM
32West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — 56 — Johnnie Johnson — Legends & Lore —
1924-2005, Fairmont native. Rock & Roll pioneer who helped define early genre. Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.Map (db m174887) HM
33West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Julia Robertson Pierpont
Born July 1828 in New York, she was the wife of Francis Pierpont, who served as governor of Loyal Virginia throughout the Civil War. As first lady of postwar Virginia, she organized the decoration and cleanup of neglected Union graves in the . . . Map (db m175080) HM
34West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Korean War Memorial
In Honor of Korean War Veteran Columbus Carpenter "A man with a big heart always ready to lend a helping hand"Map (db m195587) WM
35West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Marion County Courthouse
Marion County was named for the Revolutionary War general, Francis Marion of South Carolina, the legendary “Swamp Fox.” It was formed in 1842 from Harrison and Monongalia Counties. The first courthouse, a two-story red brick structure, was completed . . . Map (db m174871) HM
36West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Marion County VeteransKilled In Action
World War I Thomas R. Atha, USMC • Thomas Bennett, Army • Buie W. Boydoh, Army • Lloyd E. Brown, Army • Abie L. Burke, Army • Charles E. Cartwright, Army • Thomas M. Conner, Army • Gerardo Dapruzzo, Army • Harold Davis, Army . . . Map (db m179932) WM
37West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
At this site in 1993 the NASA's IV&V Program was established as part of an Agency-wide strategy to provide the highest achievable levels of safety and cost-effectiveness for mission critical software. IV&V Independent Verification and . . . Map (db m175540) HM
38West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Original Saint Anthony Church Bell
Cast in 1909, by C.S. Bell & Co. Foundry - Hillsboro, OH From 1911 - 1969 this bell hung in the bell tower over the original St. Anthony Church, 1547 Beverly Rd. It was moved to this location in 1969 and sat behind the church under the . . . Map (db m181294) HM
39West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Owen (Mac) McCafferty
Military Service World War II and Korea Died March 24, 1994Map (db m179095) WM
40West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — 57 — Pepperoni Roll — Legends & Lore —
West Virginia delicacy created by Italian families in Fairmont to feed local coal miners. Variants now popular statewide.Map (db m172336) HM
41West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Prickett’s Fort
To the north stood the fort built, 1774, by Jacob Prickett. In 1777, Captain William Haymond commanded a militia company here which guarded Monongahela Valley. In Prickett Cemetery are graves of Colonel Zackquill Morgan and other pioneers.Map (db m172303) HM
42West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Pricketts Fort
The original Pricketts Fort was built in 1774, during Lord Dunmore's War, on the land of Jacob Prickett. It provided protection for more than eighty neighboring families from Native American attacks. Though this fort was never attacked, there were . . . Map (db m173517) HM
43West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Prickett's Fort
This monument is erected by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution of West Virginia to mark the site of Prickett's Fort Built in 1774 on the land of Jacob PrickettMap (db m153679) HM
44West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Sage of Valley Falls
Long ago, when the Great Spirit created Valley Falls, he made a masterpiece, which no writer's pen nor artist's brush has been able to do justice. Here was the ideal site for the ancient campfire of the children of nature to supply their needs, . . . Map (db m206430) HM
45West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Sheriff's House(Marion County Historical Society Museum)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m174869) HM
46West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Somehow
Dedicated in honor of all the parents and loved ones of each veteran from Marion County who served in Vietnam. Somehow I've tried for many an hour and minute To think of this world without me in it. I can't imagine a new-born day . . . Map (db m179004) WM
47West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — The Colonel George S. "Spanky" Roberts, USAF Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of local American hero, "Spanky" Roberts (1918-84), grad. of Dunbar H. S. & WV State College. 1st African-Am. aviation cadet, Tuskegee, 1941. Comm. 2nd Lt. & pilot in 1942; flew over 100 missions in Africa, Europe & Mid-East, . . . Map (db m174975) HM
48West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — The Colonel George S. “Spanky” Roberts, USAF Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of local American hero, “Spanky” Roberts (1918–84), graduate of Dunbar H.S. & WV State College, 1st African-American aviation cadet, Tuskegee, 1941. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant & pilot in 1942; flew over 100 missions in Africa, . . . Map (db m40497) HM
49West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — The Original Dunbar School
The cornerstone of the first Dunbar School which began as The Fairmont Colored School built in 1903. It replaced the original wood frame building that is marked on the map. Dunbar Street overlooks downtown Fairmont. In 1909 it became known as Dunbar . . . Map (db m130193) HM
50West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — The Sesquicentennial of Christ Episcopal Church1852-2002
This church bell cast in 1892 at McShane Bell Foundry, Baltimore, MD. was refurbished and this bell tower constructed in 2002 to commemorate the founding of the Church in 1852. It rings in honor of former, present and future parishioners and . . . Map (db m175336) HM
51West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Valley Falls Whip and Grist Mill
In 1827 W.W. Fetterman purchased the land surrounding Valley Falls, and built a ship saw mill, and contracted with William Hanley, an English stone cutter, to cut a mill race for water power, using black powder explosives for the first time in . . . Map (db m206737) HM
52West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
In memory of all Veterans who honorably served a grateful nation in the past, the present and the future. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Freedom is not always free.Map (db m172428) WM
53West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of all Veterans who honorably served a grateful nation The price of freedom is eternal vigilance Map (db m174880) WM
54West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans MemorialVeterans of Foreign Wars Post 629
As you stand here gazing at the American Flag waving freely in the wind, remember how brave men and women left their families, traveled unfamiliar lands and fought, for one sole purpose, so that United States Citizens remain as free as a flag in . . . Map (db m174963) WM
55West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
For God and Country To all Veterans of Marion County who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity for all ages to comeMap (db m175118) WM
56West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of all warsMap (db m175140) WM
57West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to: all Marion County VeteransMap (db m175161) WM
58West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to city by Veterans Foreign Wars Post No. 629 in Memory of departed comrades V.F.W. Post No.629 Welcomes you to Fairmont W. VA. Fairmont W. VA. incorporated as Middletown VA. 1820 changed to present name 1865 Thank you . . . Map (db m175214) HM WM
59West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans MemorialEast Fairmont High School
Dedicated to our Veterans and Military Personnel who serve our Nation with courage, pride and honorMap (db m195555) WM
60West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Monument
To the memory of the veterans of Marion County, W.Va. who faithfully served their country during the Revolutionary War 1775-1783 The War of 1812 The Mexican War 1845-1848 Dedicated May 30, 1930 to the memory of the veterans of Marion . . . Map (db m172432) WM
61West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Veterans Square
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m178565) HM
62West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Vietnam Veterans Memorial1959 - 1975
To All Who Served In Vietnam And To Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice SP4 Eugene C Summers 25 Jan 66 • MSG Clyde Hall 22 Apr 66 • PFC Philip Vilone Jr 16 Jun 66 • PFC Daniel W Stutler 4 Jul 66 • PFC Benjamin N Hamrick 8 Aug 66 . . . Map (db m179508) WM
63West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel
Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel Superintendent's Residence and Office Built c. 1929 National Register of Historic Places Map (db m172379) HM
64West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — Woodlawn Cemetery Historic District
. . . Map (db m172377) HM
65West Virginia, Marion County, Fairmont — World War II Memorial
In Honor of World War II Veteran Asa Davison A member of "The Greatest Generation"Map (db m195611) WM
66West Virginia, Marion County, Fairview — In Loving Memory
In Loving Memory of the children of the Oklahoma Bombing April 19, 1995
Lo, children are the heritage of the Lord…Psalm 127:3 …suffer the little children to come unto me…for of such is the kingdom of God. Matt . . . Map (db m188871) HM
67West Virginia, Marion County, Fairview — Lenna Lowe Yost
Born in 1878 in Basnettville, Marion Co. President of Women's Christian Temperance Union by 1908; led state suffrage movement in 1917, resulting in 1920 passage of 19th Amendment giving women right to vote. She was first woman to chair WV Republican . . . Map (db m189043) HM
68West Virginia, Marion County, Fairview — Veterans Memorial
To the memory of those who helped to preserve the four freedoms of our glorious countryMap (db m188597) WM
69West Virginia, Marion County, Farmington — Farmington Disaster
Explosion in Consolidated Coal No. 9 mine November 20, 1968 resulted in deaths of 78 miners, with only 21 men rescued. Mine sealed ten days later due to fires and explosions. In 1969 recovery efforts began. Over ten year period the bodies of 59 . . . Map (db m188586) HM
70West Virginia, Marion County, Farmington — Indian Raid
Here Nicholas Wood and Jacob Straight were killed and Mrs. Elizabeth Dragoo captured during Indian raid in 1786. Mrs. Straight and her daughter made their escape from the Indians by hiding under sheltering rocks near by.Map (db m75089) HM
71West Virginia, Marion County, Farmington — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and in the memory of all men and women who have fought on the battlefields of the world so that this nation "of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth." May God keep you always . . . Map (db m178776) WM
72West Virginia, Marion County, Farmington — Waitman T. Willey
A mile north stood the cabin in which Waitman T. Willey, the State’s first U.S. Senator was born, October 18, 1811. Elected August 4, 1863 by the Legislature, he served until March 3, 1871. Died May 2, 1900; buried in Morgantown.Map (db m21130) HM
73West Virginia, Marion County, Grant Town — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice Glenn H. Cosner • Ralph McCoy • George Krevosky • James C. Paugh • Steve Zimmerman • George Yanick • James H. Hibbs • Daniel VingisMap (db m189047) WM
74West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Chief Amos Andrews MorrisBorn Jan. 9, 1910 — End of watch Feb. 28, 1959 —
Shot and killed while transporting 2-suspects to the Marion County Jail. A reminder to always be vigilant blessed be the peacemaker for they shall be called the children of God.Map (db m164996) HM
75West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Farmington No. 9 Mine Memorial
In memory of the 78 miners who died in No. 9 Mine of Consolidation Coal Company November 20, 1968 This monument is located atop the unrecovered portion of No. 9 Mine dedicated in perpetuity as a cemetery Arthur A. Anderson Jr. • *Jack . . . Map (db m189186) HM
76West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Hamilton Round Barn
The round barn design was popular in West Virginia and Pennsylvania in the early 1900s. Angis Hamilton built this unique structure in 1932 as a dairy barn. By using lumber from his farm, and with help from family and neighbors, his cost was about . . . Map (db m178494) HM
77West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Mannington / Flaggy Meadow
Mannington. Once called Koontown but renamed in 1856 when chartered as town by Va. Assembly. Incorporated under W. Va. law in 1871. Abundant natural gas attracted diverse industry by 1900. Brick, glass and boiler factories, machine shops, . . . Map (db m173922) HM
78West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Mannington Municipal BuildingMannington Historic District
This property is a significant part of the Mannington Historic District Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1996Map (db m164995) HM
79West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Vietnam Veterans Memorial1959 - 1971
"To all who served"Map (db m164987) WM
80West Virginia, Marion County, Mannington — Vietnam Veterans Memorial Swinging Bridge
Dedicated by the committee in memory of area veterans who sacrificed their lives in service to their country. Robert A. Clark KIA Dec 20, 1968 Victor Tarasuk KIA Dec 22, 1966Map (db m164988) WM
81West Virginia, Marion County, Metz — Marion County / Wetzel County
Marion County Formed, 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia. Named for hero of the Revolution, Gen. Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmont. . . . Map (db m71114) HM
82West Virginia, Marion County, Monongah — Italian-American Immigrants Memorial Bell
In loving memory of the Sons of Molise who tragically lost their lives in the mining disaster Monongah December 6th 2007 The President Sen. Michele Iorio Monongah 1907-2007 A tragedy that will never be forgotten Italian-American . . . Map (db m175780) HM
83West Virginia, Marion County, Monongah — Monongah Disaster
On the 6th of Dec., 1907 361 coal miners, many of them from countries far across the sea, perished under these hills in the worst mining disaster of our nation. The four who escaped died of injuries.Map (db m175422) HM
84West Virginia, Marion County, Monongah — Monongah Heroine
In the excess of her sorrow brave beyond words In memory of the widowed wives and mothers of the victims of the Monongah coal mine disaster December 6, 1907. All of them long-gone but forever in our hearts We hear their ghostly . . . Map (db m175692) HM
85West Virginia, Marion County, Monongah — Monongah Mine Disaster Memorial
In memory of those who lost their lives in the December 6, 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster In memory of all the unknowns who lost their lives on December 6, 1907Map (db m175386) HM
86West Virginia, Marion County, Monongah — Veterans Memorial
For Those Who Gave All Dedicated to those Patriots of Monongah who gave their lives in Foreign Wars Buie Boydoh • Vincent McGraw • Donald Koon • Russell Fuccy • Lloyd Brown • Loren Herndon • Rufus R. Mick • Robert H. Chavis • James . . . Map (db m175275) WM
87West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — David Morgan
Near this spot, 1779, David Morgan killed two Indians, of whose attack on his two children he had been warned in a strange dream. Morgan lived on a farm on the Monongahela River between Paw Paw and Prickett Creeks.Map (db m74665) HM
88West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — Fort Pawpaw
North on high flat, overlooking the junction of Pawpaw Creek and the Monongahela River, was “Pawpaw Fort,” a ninety-foot square stockade-fort erected in 1781. Rangers commanded by Captain Jack Evans garrisoned it.Map (db m74667) HM
89West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — Jones' Raid Reported missing
Over this route through the Monongahela Valley, April 27-29, 1863, Gen. William E. Jones led his division of Gen. John D. Imboden's Confederate army. This raid concluded with the destruction of the oil fields on the Little Kanawha River.Map (db m145284) HM
90West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — Marion County / Monongalia County
Marion County. Formed 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia. Named for hero of Revolution, Gen. Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in the formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmont. . . . Map (db m173529) HM
91West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — To the Founders of the West Virginia State Medical Association Organized at Fairmont1867
W.J. Bates, Wheeling • J.W. Ramsey, Clarksburg • R.H. Cummins, Wheeling • A.R. Barbee, Point Pleasant • Wm. M. Dent, Newburg • L.R. Charter, West Union • John C. Hupp, Wheeling • T.C. Shepherd, Bruceton's Mills • David S. Pinnell, . . . Map (db m189096) HM
92West Virginia, Marion County, Rivesville — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in World War I and II Let none forget They gave their all and faltered not when came the call In honor of those who served our nation during the . . . Map (db m164730) WM
93West Virginia, Marion County, Worthington — Coon’s Fort Reported missing
To the south, Indian fort built in 1777 under direction of Captain James Booth. It was an important place of refuge for many early settlers in this valley. Near by was the iron furnace built by Benjamin Brice in 1812.Map (db m75093) HM
94West Virginia, Marion County, Worthington — Harrison County / Marion County
Harrison County. Formed, 1784, from Monongalia. It included all or parts of 17 other counties. Named for Benjamin Harrison, signer of Declaration of Independence, and governor of Virginia, 1781-1784. Birthplace of General Thomas J. . . . Map (db m164985) HM
95West Virginia, Marion County, Worthington — Worthington Veterans Memorial
Honoring the Veterans and those now serving our country from the Worthington area Thank You: The Citizens (additional plaque) The Town of Worthington and surrounding area dedicates this memorial to the military servicemen . . . Map (db m178566) WM
96West Virginia, Marion County, Worthington — Worthington World War II Honor Roll Board
(this memorial listed the names of these 810 soldiers and sailors) Kenneth L. Abbott • John Post Alkire, Jr. • Thomas W. Alkire, Jr. • Albert C. Allen • Carl Billy Allen • Lane Ammons • Thomas Ammons • W. M. Ammons • . . . Map (db m179282) WM
 
 
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