Madison
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 03.999 W 081° 44.168
17S E 435427 N 4213465
Quick Description: County Seat
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2011 1:03:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMAXXX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 12

Long Description:
County seat, incorporated in 1906 and named for William Madison Peyton, a leader in movement for the formation of Boone County, 1847. Peyton, pioneer in the development of the Coal River Valley, locked and dammed Coal River in the 1840's and made it navigable for steamboats to transport coal from area to markets, and for a period made the Coal Valley one of the great industrial regions of the State.
Marker Title: Madison

Marker Location: WV 85, courthouse square, Madison

County or Independent City: Boone County

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History 1971

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest West Virginia Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
dukemartin visited Madison 8/17/2013 dukemartin visited it
kevd99 visited Madison 11/13/2012 kevd99 visited it
Handyman & Fam visited Madison 11/18/2011 Handyman & Fam visited it

View all visits/logs