WEST VIRGINIA

WEST VIRGINIA (HM28KB)

Location: Peterstown, WV 24963 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 23.844', W 80° 48.05'

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(Monroe County)

" The Mountain State"- western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian war, 1754-1763.

MONROE COUNTY Formed in 1799 from Greenbrier. Named for President James Monroe. In this county lived Col. Andrew S. Rowan who, 1898, carried the news of American intervention to General Y Iniguez Garcia, leader of the Cubans.
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HM NumberHM28KB
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 517628 N 4138977
Decimal Degrees37.39740000, -80.80083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 23.844', W 80° 48.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 23' 50.64" N, 80° 48' 2.9999999999998" 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 29 Co Rte 24/8, Peterstown WV 24963, US
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