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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cedar Grove, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Kanawha 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 Kanawha County, WV (165) Boone County, WV (18) Clay County, WV (11) Fayette County, WV (113) Jackson County, WV (25) Lincoln County, WV (9) Nicholas County, WV (44) Putnam County, WV (25) Raleigh County, WV (60) Roane County, WV (19)  KanawhaCounty(165) Kanawha County (165)  BooneCounty(18) Boone County (18)  ClayCounty(11) Clay County (11)  FayetteCounty(113) Fayette County (113)  JacksonCounty(25) Jackson County (25)  LincolnCounty(9) Lincoln County (9)  NicholasCounty(44) Nicholas County (44)  PutnamCounty(25) Putnam County (25)  RaleighCounty(60) Raleigh County (60)  RoaneCounty(19) Roane County (19)
Charleston is the county seat for Kanawha County
Cedar Grove is in Kanawha County
      Kanawha County (165)  
ADJACENT TO KANAWHA COUNTY
      Boone County (18)  
      Clay County (11)  
      Fayette County (113)  
      Jackson County (25)  
      Lincoln County (9)  
      Nicholas County (44)  
      Putnam County (25)  
      Raleigh County (60)  
      Roane County (19)  
 
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1West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — 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 m50409) HM
2West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — Cedar Grove Veterans Memorial
Dedicated by the citizens of cedar grove and surrounding communities on may 22, 1988, n honored memory of the deceased veterans of all the united states wars. Pvt. Frank Eary • Pvt. William H. Gillispie • Pvt. William Lawson • Pvt. . . . Map (db m164713) WM
3West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — First Settlers
Walter Kelly settled here about 1773 but was killed by Indians. William Morris came here in 1774 and made first permanent settlement in this valley. He built a fort, had a "boat yard," and started a church and school.Map (db m50406) HM
4West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — Historic Church
Virginia's Chapel was built in 1853 as gift for Wm. Tompkins' daughter, Virginia. Used by both sides during the Civil War, Methodists acquired church in 1901. Building lengthened in 19th cent., cupola added in 1912. Placed on National Register in . . . Map (db m50407) HM
5West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — In Honor and Memory of William Morris1722 - 1792
Founder and defender of Fort Morris, the first fort built on the Great Kanawha River in 1774, near this site. He also built the first church and school house and made the first permanent white settlement in the Great Kanawha Valley. And of . . . Map (db m164712) HM
6West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — Major William Morris Jr.1746-1802 — In honor and memory of —
Revolutionary Soldier Wounded at the Battle of Point Pleasant Oct. 10th, 1774 and of his wife 1751 - Catharine Carroll - 1823Map (db m164716) HM WM
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7West Virginia (Kanawha County), Cedar Grove — Virginia's Chapel
Built 1853 by William Tompkins. Known as "The Little Brick Church".Map (db m164715) HM
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022