Van Camp Historical

Van Camp Historical (HM1XBO)

Location: Sistersville, WV 26175 Wetzel County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 35.442', W 80° 53.363'

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Village settled early 1800s, named for pioneer Steven(1793-1873) and family in 1840s. John and Margaret Van Camp gave land for Methodist E. Church, 1879; services held into 1940s; cemetery dates to 1851; site for school, ca. 1870-1920, given by family; post office & general store served the community. Clarksburg Northern Railroad provided access to village until early 20th century.
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HM NumberHM1XBO
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByWest Virginia Division of Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 509498 N 4382336
Decimal Degrees39.59070000, -80.88938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 35.442', W 80° 53.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 35' 26.52" N, 80° 53' 21.78" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near WV-180, Sistersville WV 26175, US
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