“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 Cleveland, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Upshur 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> Upshur County, WV (49) Barbour County, WV (60) Harrison County, WV (64) Lewis County, WV (64) Randolph County, WV (105) Webster County, WV (21)  UpshurCounty(49) Upshur County (49)  BarbourCounty(60) Barbour County (60)  HarrisonCounty(64) Harrison County (64)  LewisCounty(64) Lewis County (64)  RandolphCounty(105) Randolph County (105)  WebsterCounty(21) Webster County (21)
Buckhannon is the county seat for Upshur County
Cleveland is in Upshur County
      Upshur County (49)  
      Barbour County (60)  
      Harrison County (64)  
      Lewis County (64)  
      Randolph County (105)  
      Webster County (21)  
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1 West Virginia, Upshur County, Cleveland — Kesler's RaidCapture of Upshur County Militia
In September 1863, Confederate Maj. Joseph K. Kesler, 19th Virginia Cavalry, led a raid from Pocahontas County through Upshur County and Centerville (present-day Rock Cave). On September 2, Kesler’s commander, Col. William L. Jackson, ordered him . . . Map (db m58726) HM
2 West Virginia, Upshur County, Cleveland — Upshur Militia
While at drill here on Sept. 12, 1863, a company of 70 Upshur County militia under Daniel Gould was captured by a force of Confederates under Major J. K. Kesler. Seven escaped, 25 paroled, and 38 died in captivity.Map (db m82290) HM
3 West Virginia, Upshur County, Cleveland — Webster County / Upshur County
Webster County. Formed in 1860 from Braxton, Nicholas, and Randolph. Named for Daniel Webster. Webster County is noted for its fine mountain scenery. Its forests produced the tree that was the largest hardwood at the Chicago World’s Fair, . . . Map (db m179425) HM
4 West Virginia, Webster County, Cleveland — Cleveland
Settled in 1844 by Robert McCray, Sr. and Margaret First post office known as Buffalo Fork, 1853-1865. Reopened, 1883, as Point; renamed in honor of Pres. Grover Cleveland in 1885. Post office closed in 1995.Map (db m178891) HM
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Apr. 15, 2024