“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Athens, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Mercer County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Mercer County, WV (35) McDowell County, WV (35) Raleigh County, WV (76) Summers County, WV (49) Wyoming County, WV (32) Bland County, VA (10) Giles County, VA (17) Tazewell County, VA (44)  MercerCounty(35) Mercer County (35)  McDowellCounty(35) McDowell County (35)  RaleighCounty(76) Raleigh County (76)  SummersCounty(49) Summers County (49)  WyomingCounty(32) Wyoming County (32)  BlandCountyVirginia(10) Bland County (10)  GilesCounty(17) Giles County (17)  TazewellCounty(44) Tazewell County (44)
Princeton is the county seat for Mercer County
Athens is in Mercer County
      Mercer County (35)  
      McDowell County (35)  
      Raleigh County (76)  
      Summers County (49)  
      Wyoming County (32)  
      Bland County, Virginia (10)  
      Giles County, Virginia (17)  
      Tazewell County, Virginia (44)  
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1 West Virginia, Mercer County, Athens — Capt. J.H. French
Seventeen Years Principal of the Concord Normal School Died Dec. 11, 1891 ----- Honored and BelovedMap (db m161245) HM
2 West Virginia, Mercer County, Athens — Concord University
Chartered as Concord State Normal School, February 28, 1872. Relocated in 1910 to present campus. In 1931 name changed to Concord State Teachers College, in 1943 to Concord College and in 2004 to Concord University.Map (db m161242) HM
3 West Virginia, Mercer County, Athens — William French Home
One mile east is the former home of Colonel William Henderson French, (1812-1872), local legislator, land dealer and soldier. Elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1842, 1843 and 1845, French later became a Captain in the Confederate cavalry . . . Map (db m161243) HM
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Apr. 18, 2024