Grant County/Hardy County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 39° 00.124 W 079° 04.973
17S E 666008 N 4318754
Quick Description: A county line marker east of Petersburg.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2015 12:41:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMNMR2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
Views: 3

Long Description:
Side 1
Grant County
Formed in 1866 from Hardy. Named for General Grant, later President. At the northwestern corner is the Fairfax Stone, which established the limits of the lands of Lord Fairfax. The county has many mountain peaks and beautiful scenery.

Side 2
Hardy County
Formed in 1786 from Hampshire. Named for Samuel Hardy, distinguished Virginian. In 1725, John Van Meter of New York visited the South Branch Valley. He praised it highly so his sons acquired lands and settled at Old Fields.
Marker Title: Grant County/Hardy County

Marker Location: On US 220 at the county line between Grant and Hardy Counties.

County or Independent City: Hardy County

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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