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

Clickable Map of Cabell 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> Cabell County, WV (51) Lincoln County, WV (9) Mason County, WV (94) Putnam County, WV (25) Wayne County, WV (31) Gallia County, OH (36) Lawrence County, OH (20)  CabellCounty(51) Cabell County (51)  LincolnCounty(9) Lincoln County (9)  MasonCounty(94) Mason County (94)  PutnamCounty(25) Putnam County (25)  WayneCounty(31) Wayne County (31)  GalliaCountyOhio(36) Gallia County (36)  LawrenceCounty(20) Lawrence County (20)
Huntington is the county seat for Cabell County
Barboursville is in Cabell County
      Cabell County (51)  
      Lincoln County (9)  
      Mason County (94)  
      Putnam County (25)  
      Wayne County (31)  
      Gallia County, Ohio (36)  
      Lawrence County, Ohio (20)  
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1West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Barboursville
Established, 1813. County seat moved here from Guyandotte and remained until taken to Huntington in 1887. Before the Guyandotte courthouse was chosen,court met at the home of William Merritt, 1809-1810, on Mud River near here.Map (db m73691) HM
2West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Barboursville EngagementFighting for the Kanawha Valley
Confederate Gen. Henry A. Wise’s army occupied the Lower Kanawha Valley in June 1861. Union Gen. George B. McClellan assigned the task of driving them out to Gen. Jacob D. Cox, who massed his troops in Gallipolis, Ohio. Cox planned to cross the Ohio . . . Map (db m73692) HM
3West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Battle of Barboursville
Site of early Civil War battle fought July 13, 1861. Border Rangers and local citizens met on “Fortification Hill” to repel an advance by five companies of the 2nd Kentucky Infantry. After firing several volleys, Union troops made a bayonet . . . Map (db m125932) HM
4West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Nancy Cartmill Gardens
This park has been named Nancy Cartmill Gardens in honor of Nancy Hunter Cartmill. Mrs. Cartmill was the first woman to be elected Mayor of Barboursville and served from 1993 to 2001. Major Cartmill was instrumental in attracting business . . . Map (db m125915) HM
5West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Old Toll House
This old toll house, built in 1837, stood below town of Barboursville on Guyan River bank; tolls collected on James River - Kanawha Turnpike from those using the ferry. Restored in 1950 by the D.A.R., BarboursvilleMap (db m64095) HM
6West Virginia (Cabell County), Barboursville — Woody Williams Bridge
Bridge named for Hershel "Woody" Williams, who as a corporal in 3rd Marine Div. during World War II won Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism against the Japanese at Iwo Jima, 23 February 1945.Map (db m73686) WM
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Nov. 30, 2022