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Logan County West Virginia Historical Markers

 
Battle of Blair Mountain Marker image, Touch for more information
By Forest McDermott, May 23, 2008
Battle of Blair Mountain Marker
West Virginia (Logan County), Blair — Battle of Blair Mt.
On West Virginia Route 17 at Blair Post Office Road and County Highway 15 (County Highway 15), on the right when traveling north on State Route 17.
In August of 1921, 7000 striking miners led by Bill Blizzard met at Marmet for a march on Logan to organize the southern coalfields for the UMWA. Reaching Blair Mt. on August 31, they were repelled by deputies and mine guards, under Sheriff Don . . . — Map (db m49915) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Chapmanville — Battle of Kanawha Gap
On U.S. 119 Ramp to Crawley Road and WV 10 at U.S. 119, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 119 Ramp to Crawley Road and WV 10.
On September 25, 1861, Col. Piatt’s Zouaves of the 34th Ohio marched on Confederate positions around Chapmanville. The Logan militia under Col. J. W. Davis harassed Piatt in the hours preceding his arrival at the Rebel entrenchments but was . . . — Map (db m138444) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Henlawson — Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive
On Little Buffalo Creek Road (County Highway 10/02), on the right when traveling south.
Built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1947, the C&O 2755 was integral part of the coal mining and railroad industry West Virginia. Retired from C&O Railway service in 1956. Moved to its present location in March 1961. Placed on the National Register . . . — Map (db m49919) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Henlawson — Chesapeake and Ohio KanawhaClass K-4 — Engine 2755 —
On Little Buffalo Creek Road (County Highway 10/02), on the right when traveling south.
This Model 2700 engine, 55th of the series, was donated to Chief Logan State Park by C&O Railroad and placed on display in March 1961. Engine 2755 was one of 90 such models built in 1947. This particular engine hauled coal, which was mined on . . . — Map (db m49920) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Logan — Logan
On Logan Boulevard (West Virginia Route 10) at Holland Lane and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Logan Boulevard.
Here was home of Thomas Dunn English, mayor, 1852 to 1857, and author of "Ben Bolt". Aracoma, daughter of Cornstalk and the wife of Bolling Baker, was killed in 1780 attack by settler, and is buried here. — Map (db m49917) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Man — Buffalo Creek Disaster
On Main Street (County Route 16) just north of Ball Park Street, on the right when traveling north.
One of worst floods in US occurred here 26 February 1972, when Buffalo Mining Co. impoundment dam for mine waste broke, releasing over 130 million gallons of black waste water: killed 125; property losses over $50 million; and thousands left . . . — Map (db m49918) HM
West Virginia (Logan County), Sarah Ann — Hatfield Cemetery
On Jerry West Highway (West Virginia Route 44), on the right when traveling south.
Capt. Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield, 1839-1921, is buried here. He was the leader of his clan in the bitter family feud with the McCoys. A life-sized statue, modeled from photographs and imported from Italy, marks his grave. — Map (db m49912) HM

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