“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 Peytona, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Boone 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> Boone County, WV (18) Kanawha County, WV (198) Lincoln County, WV (9) Logan County, WV (17) Raleigh County, WV (79) Wyoming County, WV (32)  BooneCounty(18) Boone County (18)  KanawhaCounty(198) Kanawha County (198)  LincolnCounty(9) Lincoln County (9)  LoganCounty(17) Logan County (17)  RaleighCounty(79) Raleigh County (79)  WyomingCounty(32) Wyoming County (32)
Madison is the county seat for Boone County
Peytona is in Boone County
      Boone County (18)  
      Kanawha County (198)  
      Lincoln County (9)  
      Logan County (17)  
      Raleigh County (79)  
      Wyoming County (32)  
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1 West Virginia, Boone County, Peytona — Coal Discovered
John Peter Salley (Salling) and companions discovered coal near here in 1742 on their exploring trip from the Greenbrier River. They followed the Coal River to its junction with The Great Kanawha River at St. Albans.Map (db m137510) HM
2 West Virginia, Boone County, Peytona — Indian Camp
Under rock overhang across highway was an Indian camp site. Here were found several burials. One occupation, Fort Ancient, dates from A.D. 1400; another, Buck Garden, from A.D. 1000. Pottery and other artifacts were found.Map (db m137446) HM
3 West Virginia, Boone County, Peytona — John Edward Kenna
To the north, birthplace and home of John Edward Kenna, U. S. Senator and prominent figure in the early life of this State. His statue stands among the notables of other States in the Hall of Columns in the national capitol in Washington.Map (db m137454) HM
4 West Virginia, Boone County, Peytona — Peytona
Named for William Madison Peyton, father of navigation on Coal River, who promoted and actively engaged in coal mining. As chief engineer for the Coal River Navigation Company, he locked and dammed Coal River in the 1840’s and made it . . . Map (db m137511) HM
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Jul. 22, 2024