New Martinsville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 38.265 W 080° 51.460
17S E 512213 N 4387561
A sign telling who settled the area and who the town is named after.
Waymark Code: WMK5ZQ
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/18/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 4

New Martinsville

Settled by Edward Doolin who was killed here by Indians in 1785. Named for Presley Martin. Here stands a monument to Levi Morgan, a scout for the army of General St. Clair. He was a noted Indian fighter who killed 100.
Marker Number: None shown on marker

Marker Title: New Martinsville

Marker Location: West side of Rt 2

County or Independent City: New Martinsville

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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