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Clay County West Virginia Historical Markers

 
Solomon Osborne Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
Solomon Osborne Marker
West Virginia (Clay County), Bickmore — Solomon Osborne
Solomon Osborne was born circa 1814 on a Cherokee reservation in North Carolina. Served as guard on the “Trail of Tears,” and fell in love with Seaberry (Martha Arms), daughter of Chief Running Bear (Robert Arms). They escaped and were . . . — Map (db m137986) HM
West Virginia (Clay County), Clay — Benjamin L. Stephenson
Born on December 10, 1826, he was one of the first school teachers in Nicholas County. He moved to Clay County before the Civil War and was a delegate to the first constitutional convention for West Virginia, 1861-1863. In 1863, he organized . . . — Map (db m137965) HM
West Virginia (Clay County), Clay — Clay
Both county and county seat are named for Henry Clay. The Golden Delicious apple, once called "Mullins' Yellow Seedling," was developed on Porters Creek. The State also produced the Grimes Golden, the other great yellow apple. — Map (db m64096) HM
West Virginia (Clay County), Hartland — Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of Ozro, Johnie, Burman, Eugene and Lawson Jones, brothers who grew up in Hartland in Clay County and served in the Army during World War II. Burman, Ozro, and Johnie were killed in action during the war. After the war, Eugene . . . — Map (db m137964) HM
West Virginia (Clay County), Maysel — William C. Markle
To east was Claude Markle (1882-1962) home, noted road builder in Clay, Webster, Boone, & Kanawha in early 20th century. Projects include Maysel intersection of US 119/36/ & 4, Clay Jct. Route 16, & Widen ridge; bridges; tunnels; & culverts. He . . . — Map (db m137966) HM
West Virginia (Clay County), Nebo — Clay County / Calhoun County
Clay County. Formed in 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas. Named for the great Kentuckian, Henry Clay, who was so popular in western Virginia that in 1820 a monument was erected to him for his part in bringing the National Road to Wheeling. . . . — Map (db m137951) HM

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