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Doddridge County West Virginia Historical Markers

 
Beehive Inn Marker image, Touch for more information
By Stephen R. Myers, May 2005
Beehive Inn Marker
West Virginia (Doddridge County), West Union — Beehive Inn 1828 until flood in late 1800's Possibly an Underground Railroad Site
Ephraim Bee and his wife Catherine's inn served stages from the Northwest Turnpike. J.H. Diss Debar, W.V. State Seal designer said seeing all the children playing about, he had never dined in a Bee Hive before. Thereafter it was the Bee Hive Inn. . . . — Map (db m31748) HM
West Virginia (Doddridge County), West Union — Ephraim Bee 1802 - 1888
Blacksmith, innkeeper, an operator of the "Underground Railroad". A Captain of the Doddridge County Militia, a member of the first West Virginia State Legislature in 1863, serving 3 terms. The Founder and Grand Royal Gyascutis of the Most . . . — Map (db m31822) HM
West Virginia (Doddridge County), West Union — West Union
West Union, incorporated in 1881, was formerly called Lewisport in honor of Lewis Maxwell. It is the county seat of Doddridge, named for Philip Doddridge. In it lived J. H. Diss Debar and Sen. and Gov M. M. Neely. — Map (db m42429) HM

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