Forks of Wheeling Creek

Forks of Wheeling Creek (HM4MC)

Location: Wheeling, WV 26003 Ohio County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.588', W 80° 39.561'

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George Washington described the land here in 1770. The French expedition headed by Capt. Celeron buried leaden plates at the mouth in 1749 and claimed the land for France. De Bonnescamp's map gives creek name-Kanonouaras.
HM NumberHM4MC
Year Placed1970
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 529059 N 4432600
Decimal Degrees40.04313333, -80.65935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.588', W 80° 39.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 35.28" N, 80° 39' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 516 E Bethlehem Blvd, Wheeling WV 26003, US
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