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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wayne, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Wayne 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 Wayne County, WV (24) Cabell County, WV (42) Lincoln County, WV (8) Mingo County, WV (22) Boyd County, KY (26) Lawrence County, KY (7) Martin County, KY (6) Lawrence County, OH (20)  WayneCounty(24) Wayne County (24)  CabellCounty(42) Cabell County (42)  LincolnCounty(8) Lincoln County (8)  MingoCounty(22) Mingo County (22)  BoydCountyKentucky(26) Boyd County (26)  LawrenceCounty(7) Lawrence County (7)  MartinCounty(6) Martin County (6)  LawrenceCountyOhio(20) Lawrence County (20)
Wayne is in Wayne County
      Wayne County (24)  
      Cabell County (42)  
      Lincoln County (8)  
      Mingo County (22)  
      Boyd County, Kentucky (26)  
      Lawrence County, Kentucky (7)  
      Martin County, Kentucky (6)  
      Lawrence County, Ohio (20)  
 
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1West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — Milton J. Ferguson
An attorney born in Wayne County (1833), Ferguson was colonel of the 167th VA Militia when war began in 1861. Captured in July, he formed a Confederate cavalry company upon release and became colonel of the 16th VA Cavalry. He was captured in . . . Map (db m178264) HM
2West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — Revolutionary War Soldier’s GraveSamuel Ferguson
Samuel Ferguson (1744-1825) and wife Mary Jameson (1746-1827) are buried nearby. Served in Montgomery County, Virginia, militia at battles of Alamance and King’s Mountain. An early sttler on Bluestone Creek, he gave land for Tazewell courthouse in . . . Map (db m178258) HM
3West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — The Grist Mill at Wayne — 1828 —
The Grist Mill at Wayne was originally built in 1828 by Abraham Trout who owned a large farm at the location. A natural waterfall powered the mill until Trout built a dam to provide more water power. In 1842, Wayne County was established, and the . . . Map (db m178260) HM
4West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — Wayne
First called Trout’s Hill for Abraham Trout, who established a mill here in 1828, which ran for a century. Large areas of this county were included in the land granted to John Savage and other veterans of the French and Indian War.Map (db m178265) HM
5West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — Wayne
First called Trout’s Hill for Abraham Trout, who established a mill here in 1828, which ran for a century. Large areas of this county were included in the land granted to John Savage and other veterans of the French and Indian War.Map (db m178269) HM
6West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — Wayne Was Home to Two Confederate ColonelsFour Day Skirmish Erupted Around the Courthouse — 1861 —
The Town of Wayne was home to two Confederate colonels in the Civil War — Colonel James Corns of the 8th VA Cavalry and Colonel Milton J. Ferguson of the 16th VA Cavalry. Both are shown above. In August of 1861, a four day skirmish . . . Map (db m178266) HM
7West Virginia (Wayne County), Wayne — World War Memorial
Erected in honor of the men of Wayne County who served the nation during the World War, 1917–1919. Harry Adkins • Linza Adkins •William T Asbury • John B Bartram • Henry Bellomy •Enoch Blankenship • Van Bradshaw • William Crum, Jr. • William H . . . Map (db m178268) WM
 
 
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