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N 38° 40.560 W 081° 39.480
17S E 442763 N 4281028
Brief history of site of Kenna, WV 25248 post office.
Waymark Code: WM94G4
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 06/27/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Post office established here July 1, 1880, with Grandville P. Morrison as first postmaster. Named in honor of John Edward Kenna (1848-1893), member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1879-1883), and later elected to the U.S. Senate (1883-93). O.J. Morrison, son of Grandville Morrison, opened first O.J. Morrison store here in 1890. Evolved into a statewide chain of locally managed department stores.

Marker Title: Kenna

Marker Location: Outside post office in Kenna, WV

County or Independent City: Jackson

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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