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

Clickable Map of Ritchie 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> Ritchie County, WV (12) Calhoun County, WV (12) Doddridge County, WV (13) Gilmer County, WV (24) Pleasants County, WV (16) Tyler County, WV (14) Wirt County, WV (13) Wood County, WV (114)  RitchieCounty(12) Ritchie County (12)  CalhounCounty(12) Calhoun County (12)  DoddridgeCounty(13) Doddridge County (13)  GilmerCounty(24) Gilmer County (24)  PleasantsCounty(16) Pleasants County (16)  TylerCounty(14) Tyler County (14)  WirtCounty(13) Wirt County (13)  WoodCounty(114) Wood County (114)
Harrisville is the county seat for Ritchie County
Harrisville is in Ritchie County
      Ritchie County (12)  
      Calhoun County (12)  
      Doddridge County (13)  
      Gilmer County (24)  
      Pleasants County (16)  
      Tyler County (14)  
      Wirt County (13)  
      Wood County (114)  
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1 West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville — HarrisvilleConfederate Raid — Jones - Imboden Raid —
(Preface): On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. "Grumble" Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported that . . . Map (db m50353) HM
2 West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville — Harrisville
Named for Thomas Harris. His nephew, Gen. Thomas Harris, distinguished himself in the Union Army in Petersburg and Cedar Creek. He was one of the commissioners who tried those charged with plotting assassination of Lincoln.Map (db m64098) HM
3 West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville — Harrisville / Thomas Maley Harris
Harrisville. Laid out on lands owned by Thomas Harris, uncle of Gen. Thomas Maley Harris, in 1822. Originally part of Wood County, it was chartered in 1832 and incorporated in 1869. The town has been called Solus. Ritchie Court House, and . . . Map (db m173702) HM
4 West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville — Ritchie County Veterans Memorial
In grateful recognition of services rendered our country by the men and women of Ritchie CountyMap (db m225737) WM
5 West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville — Romeo H. Freer
Born in Ohio, Freer served in the Union army during the Civil War. He moved to WV in 1866; served as prosecuting attorney for Kanawha, Fayette, and Boone counties; and helped get the state capital moved to Charleston. Moved to Ritchie County, where . . . Map (db m173708) HM
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Nov. 28, 2023