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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Malden, 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 (81) Boone County, WV (16) Clay County, WV (6) Fayette County, WV (92) Jackson County, WV (16) Lincoln County, WV (4) Nicholas County, WV (36) Putnam County, WV (21) Raleigh County, WV (35) Roane County, WV (8)  KanawhaCounty(81) Kanawha County (81)  BooneCounty(16) Boone County (16)  ClayCounty(6) Clay County (6)  FayetteCounty(92) Fayette County (92)  JacksonCounty(16) Jackson County (16)  LincolnCounty(4) Lincoln County (4)  NicholasCounty(36) Nicholas County (36)  PutnamCounty(21) Putnam County (21)  RaleighCounty(35) Raleigh County (35)  RoaneCounty(8) Roane County (8)
Location of Malden, West Virginia
    Kanawha County (81)
    Boone County (16)
    Clay County (6)
    Fayette County (92)
    Jackson County (16)
    Lincoln County (4)
    Nicholas County (36)
    Putnam County (21)
    Raleigh County (35)
    Roane County (8)
 
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1West Virginia (Kanawha County), Malden — KA 3/KA 4 — Malden / Booker T. Washington Homeplace
Marker Front: Malden Early salt-making industry that was centered here peaked in the 1850s. In 1755, Mary Ingles and Betty Draper made salt for their Indian captors here at "Buffalo Salt Licks." John Dickinson bought the site in 1785. . . . — Map (db m76880) HM
2West Virginia (Kanawha County), Malden — Rev. Ruffner's Grave
In cemetery nearby is grave of Dr. Henry Ruffner, eminent theologian and writer, called father of Presbyterianism in the Kanawha region. After his ministry, he became head of Washington College, Lexington, Va. Wrote Ruffner Pamphlet. — Map (db m76879) HM
3West Virginia (Kanawha County), Malden — X-2 — Ruffner Well
In 1808 David and Joseph Ruffner near here on the bank of the Kanawha completed a well into solid rock to a depth of 59 feet by a method and with drilling tools they devised, which was further developed in this valley by themselves and Billye Morris . . . — Map (db m76859) HM
4West Virginia (Kanawha County), Malden — The Necessary IngredientMalden's Salt Works
In the decades before the Civil War, this region, called the Kanawha Salines, had a booming salt industry. Salt extraction created vast wealth here, and by 1846, this area had led the nation with 3.2 million bushels produced. During the Civil War, . . . — Map (db m59152) HM
 
 
  
 
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