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Historical Markers in Alta, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier County, WV (72) Fayette County, WV (113) Monroe County, WV (38) Nicholas County, WV (44) Pocahontas County, WV (62) Summers County, WV (45) Webster County, WV (18) Alleghany County, VA (22) Bath County, VA (36)  GreenbrierCounty(72) Greenbrier County (72)  FayetteCounty(113) Fayette County (113)  MonroeCounty(38) Monroe County (38)  NicholasCounty(44) Nicholas County (44)  PocahontasCounty(62) Pocahontas County (62)  SummersCounty(45) Summers County (45)  WebsterCounty(18) Webster County (18)  AlleghanyCountyVirginia(22) Alleghany County (22)  BathCounty(36) Bath County (36)
Lewisburg is the county seat for Greenbrier County
Alta is in Greenbrier County
      Greenbrier County (72)  
ADJACENT TO GREENBRIER COUNTY
      Fayette County (113)  
      Monroe County (38)  
      Nicholas County (44)  
      Pocahontas County (62)  
      Summers County (45)  
      Webster County (18)  
      Alleghany County, Virginia (22)  
      Bath County, Virginia (36)  
 
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1West Virginia (Greenbrier County), Alta — Andrew & Charles Lewis March
The nearby highway is part of route traversing W.Va. From Lewisburg to Point Pleasant memorialized by the state to commemorate the march of the American Colonial army of 1,200 men led by Andrew & Charles Lewis. After a month's march this army . . . Map (db m55819) HM
2West Virginia (Greenbrier County), Alta — Fort Donnally / Border Heroes
Fort Donnally Built by Andrew Donnally a few miles north about 1771. Attack on this fort by 200 Indians in 1778 was second most important frontier engagement in the State. The fort was relieved by force under Colonel John Stuart. Border . . . Map (db m55818) HM
3West Virginia (Greenbrier County), Alta — Fort Donnally / Border Heroes
Built by Andrew Donnally a few mile north about 1771. Attack on this fort by 200 Indians in 1778 was second most important frontier engagement in the state. Fort was relieved by force under Col. John Stuart. Before the Fort Donnally attack, . . . Map (db m116372) HM
4West Virginia (Greenbrier County), Alta — Maxon Sand
The resistant Droop Sandstone in this quarry is the “Maxon Sand” of the driller, and shows southerly dipping cross laminations. This Sand yields oil and natural gas at depths of over 1000 feet in southern and central West Virginia.Map (db m140575) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022