Kanawha County / Putnam County

Kanawha County / Putnam County (HM1M4F)

Location: Nitro, WV 25143 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 26.107', W 81° 48.81'

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Kanawha County. Authorized, 1888; organized 1789 from Greenbrier and Montgomery. Named for the Kanawha River, bearing name of Indian tribe. Salt making brought early settlers into the valley and from it grew ast modern chemicl plants.

Putnam County. Formed in 1848 from Cabell, Mason, and Kanawha. Named for Gen. Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War hero. The county is cut by trails made by American bison to the Ohio River. Its oldest town, Buffalo, is named for them.
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HM NumberHM1M4F
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 429000 N 4254407
Decimal Degrees38.43511667, -81.81350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.107', W 81° 48.81'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 6.42" N, 81° 48' 48.6" 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 326 Cross Lanes Dr, Nitro WV 25143, US
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