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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tyler County, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Tyler 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 Tyler County, WV (14) Doddridge County, WV (13) Pleasants County, WV (15) Ritchie County, WV (12) Wetzel County, WV (13) Monroe County, OH (25) Washington County, OH (163)  TylerCounty(14) Tyler County (14)  DoddridgeCounty(13) Doddridge County (13)  PleasantsCounty(15) Pleasants County (15)  RitchieCounty(12) Ritchie County (12)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)  MonroeCountyOhio(25) Monroe County (25)  WashingtonCounty(163) Washington County (163)
Middlebourne is the county seat for Tyler County
Adjacent to Tyler County, West Virginia
      Doddridge County (13)  
      Pleasants County (15)  
      Ritchie County (12)  
      Wetzel County (13)  
      Monroe County, Ohio (25)  
      Washington County, Ohio (163)  
 
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1West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — In Memory Of The Greatest Generation
This memorial is dedicated to those who served and fought for our freedom during WWII in the European Theater of warMap (db m189891) WM
2West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Jacob Edgar Boyers
Born 1832, Boyers was an outspoken supporter of the Union cause and WV statehood during the Civil War, publishing the pro-Northern paper, Virginia Plaindealer, 1860-1863. He became West Virginia's first Secretary of State in 1863, serving . . . Map (db m189906) HM
3West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Oldest County High School In West Virginia
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Oldest County High School in West VirginiaMap (db m189899) HM
4West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Original Horse Stepping Stone
Original Horse Stepping Stone Middlebourn Baptist Church Dedicated August 15, 1999 160th AnniversaryMap (db m189904) HM
5West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Tyler County Civil War Memorial
This monument has been dedicated in memory of Tyler County soldiers who participated in the War Between the States from 1861-1865. This war resulted in the birth of the great state of West Virginia. Civil War soldiers names on this monument . . . Map (db m189889) WM
6West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Tyler County High School World War I Memorial
1917 In Memoriam 1918 To the boys of this school who gave their lives for freedom's cause Floyd A. Hickman Leslie P. Mintyre Frank H. Sayles Grover M. Thorin In Appreciation-Class 1920Map (db m189903) WM
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7West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Tyler County High School World War II Memorial
Tyler County High School In Memoriam 1941 1945 In honor of the graduates who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II William A. Baker • Roy H. Conaway • Braxton H. Freeland • Robert L. Folger Jr. • Emmett R. Gatrell • . . . Map (db m189900) WM
8West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Tyler County Korea War Memorial
1950 - 1953 In memory of those who served and those who gave their lives in the defense of freedom "Korea" the forgotten war forgotten no more Dedicated by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6327 • Veterans of The Vietnam War Post . . . Map (db m189893) WM
9West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourn — Tyler County Vietnam War Memorial
1959 - 1975 This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Tyler County who gave their lives and who served their country during the Vietnam War. May the world rest in peace when all of our brothers are home from Vietnam. . . . Map (db m189896) WM
10West Virginia (Tyler County), Middlebourne — Middlebourne
Established, 1813. Named because it was halfway between Pennsylvania and the old salt wells on the Kanawha above Charleston. The "Jug Handle" on Middle Island Creek is one of the noted beauty spots of the Ohio Valley.Map (db m102049) HM
11West Virginia (Tyler County), Sistersville — "Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well
Side A "Big Moses" Well Drilled on Joshua Russell farm 2 mi. North on Polecat Run. Almost abandoned because of presence of salt water, the well was made producer by Ludwig and Weeter's introduction of technology to siphon off water. . . . Map (db m80252) HM
12West Virginia (Tyler County), Sistersville — Little Sister
This 84 ft. standard rig built in 1911 was used for drilling to the Big Injun Sand, 1481 ft. and pumping the well for many years. The derrick is being restored with labor and original equipment donated by the production department of Quaker State . . . Map (db m80253) HM
13West Virginia (Tyler County), Sistersville — Sistersville
Charles Wells settled here in 1776 and the first county court was held at his home. The town was named in 1815 for the Wells sisters and was incorporated in 1839. A ferry across the Ohio was established here in 1818.Map (db m80251) HM
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14West Virginia (Tyler County), Sistersville — Wells Family Cemetery
Located near here are the graves of Sistersville founder Charles Wells and many of his descendants. Used from 1815 to 1925, the site includes 46 known graves, most from the 1800s. In 1832, Charles' son Eli built the home 'Welkin', with its fine . . . Map (db m80254) HM
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022