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Marshall Plane Crash Site Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
Marshall Plane Crash Site Marker
West Virginia (Wayne County), Huntington — Marshall Plane Crash Site
On Nov 14, 1970, 75 people died in the worst sports related air tragedy in U.S. history, when a Southern Airways DC-9 crashed into the hillside nearby. The victims included 36 Marshall University football players, 9 coaches and administrators, 25 . . . — Map (db m73743) HM
West Virginia (Wayne County), Kenova — Ceredo - Kenova
Ceredo - Founded in 1857 by Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, an Abolition leader, in his plan to create sentiment against slavery in western states. Kenova - named for the meeting place of three states, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. — Map (db m35202) HM

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