Beallsville/Monroe County Honors Vietnam War Casualities
With a population of 475 residents, the Beallsville community gained the unfortunate distinction of having suffered the highest known per-capita casualty rate during the . . . — — Map (db m79264) HM
The Sistersville Ferry is the longest continuously working mode of transportation in Monroe County, operating from 1815 to 2003. It crosses the Ohio River between Fly, Ohio, and Sistersville, West Virginia, which is the apex of the longest straight . . . — — Map (db m79270) HM
Bridges to the Past
On a backroad the sight of a covered bridge today may
remind us of ghost stories and legends that tingled the scalp
of many a small child who walked its gloomy length as the
sun was sinking from sight.
For some, it . . . — — Map (db m166040) HM
Monroe County's ground-water resources are valuable assets for its people and economy. Especially notable are the substantial quantities of water that can be obtained in the medium sand and gravel underground aquifers located on the eastern side of . . . — — Map (db m79268) HM
These structures stand as an exception to the usual wood frame or brick construction of farm buildings in this region in the late nineteenth century. The house and barn, built circa 1871 and 1883-1885 respectively, reflect Frederick Kindelberger's . . . — — Map (db m79271) HM
While it served a vital role in the Monroe County life, by 1886 the BZ&C had defaulted on its construction bonds and entered the first of many receiverships. Its 300 trestles and bridges were expensive to maintain; frequent . . . — — Map (db m79266) HM
Many years have come and gone,
Waiting on no one,
Always moving forward.
Dwight Ball, Phillip Brandon, Duane Greenlee, Dale Hood, Steven Janeda, William Lucas,
Glenn McCammon, Jack Pittman, James Ravencraft, Richard Rucker, Charles . . . — — Map (db m209936) WM
These memorial trees were planted by Monroe Post No. 87 and dedicated May 30, 1924 to the memory of the men from Monroe County who gave their lives while in the service of their country.
Henry M. Ambler
Thomas Bachman . . . — — Map (db m209949) WM
Lest We Forget Those Who Gave Their Lives
To Preserve Our Nation
1861 - Civil War - 1865
Ables, William T.
Adams, Andrew W.
Adams, John Q.
Adams, John W.
Amos, John H.
Antill, William . . . — — Map (db m209923) WM
In honor of those who
their lives for their country
1961 - Vietnam - 1975
Pittman, Jack . . . — — Map (db m210360) WM
This memorial plaque
is dedicated by
Monroe Post #87 American Legion
to Monroe County Honored Dead
who more than self their country loved
Austin, Linus J.
Bigler, Lawrence P.
Briggs, Lawrence . . . — — Map (db m209943) WM
Sad Sam Jones
With 229 victories, Woodsfield's Samuel Pond Jones, or Sad Sam Jones, was one of professional baseball's top pitchers in the early 1900s. He started his 22-year career with the Cleveland Indians in 1914 . . . — — Map (db m79267) HM
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Monroe County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — — Map (db m209938) WM