Andrew S. Rowan

Andrew S. Rowan (HM1KV8)

Location: Gap Mills, WV 24941 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.832', W 80° 24.73'

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Colonel Rowan was born here, April 23, 1857; graduated from West Point, 1881. Famed for securing vital information from Garcia, rebel leader of Cuba, during the War with Spain, 1898. For this exploit, he was given the D.C.S. Died, Jan 11, 1943.
HM NumberHM1KV8
Year Placed1978
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Monday, June 1st, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551914 N 4157589
Decimal Degrees37.56386667, -80.41216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.832', W 80° 24.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 49.92" N, 80° 24' 43.8" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near WV-3, Gap Mills WV 24941, US
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