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

Clickable Map of Putnam 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> Putnam County, WV (25) Cabell County, WV (42) Jackson County, WV (25) Kanawha County, WV (162) Lincoln County, WV (8) Mason County, WV (94)  PutnamCounty(25) Putnam County (25)  CabellCounty(42) Cabell County (42)  JacksonCounty(25) Jackson County (25)  KanawhaCounty(162) Kanawha County (162)  LincolnCounty(8) Lincoln County (8)  MasonCounty(94) Mason County (94)
Winfield is the county seat for Putnam County
Winfield is in Putnam County
      Putnam County (25)  
      Cabell County (42)  
      Jackson County (25)  
      Kanawha County (162)  
      Lincoln County (8)  
      Mason County (94)  
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1West Virginia (Putnam County), Winfield — Historic Hoge House — River to Ridges Heritage Trail —
Planting Roots in Putnam County James William Hoge was born on April 9, 1830 in Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia to Reverend Peter C. and Sallie Kerr Hoge. He studied law and was admitted to the bar at age 20 in 1850, later moving to . . . Map (db m137584) HM
2West Virginia (Putnam County), Winfield — Kanawha Valley Drag Strip
Located near here was the original Kanawha Valley Drag Strip, opened in 1958. The first organized drag strip in West Virginia, it helped legitimize the sport in the area. The strip benefited from its proximity to neighboring Ohio, drawing on . . . Map (db m137368) HM
3West Virginia (Putnam County), Winfield — Putnam County War Memorial — Swords to Plowshares Monument
Dedicated to the G.I. — P.O.W. — M.I.A. — and K.I.A. We will remember you.Map (db m137351) WM
4West Virginia (Putnam County), Winfield — The Civil War in Putnam County — A Microcosm — River to Ridges Heritage Trail —
A Microcosm Historians use the word microcosm as shorthand to show that a piece is representative of the whole. “A house divided against itself,” Putnam County sent approximately 10% of its population to war, nearly half to . . . Map (db m137355) HM
5West Virginia (Putnam County), Winfield — Winfield / Battle of Winfield
Sited on land owned by Charles Brown, who started a ferry here in 1818, the town was named for Gen. Winfield Scott, Mexican-American War hero. Putnam County’s seat, it was incorporated in 1868. Its location along the Kanawha made it an . . . Map (db m137350) HM
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Jul. 1, 2022