Jackson County/Putnam County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 38.679 W 081° 42.763
17S E 437976 N 4277585
Jackson/Putnam County Line
Waymark Code: WM16YH
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/05/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Formed in 1831 from Kanawha, Mason, and Wood. Named for General Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Jesse Hughes, noted Indian fighter, spent his declining years in the county where he is buried.

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.
Marker Title: Jackson County/Putnam County

Marker Location: WV 34

County or Independent City: Jackson/Putnam County Line

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historical commission 1964

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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