Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 21.034 W 081° 38.372
17S E 444118 N 4244905
A sign telling who Charleston was named after.
Waymark Code: WMV16V
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/06/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 8


Founded by George Clendenin and named for his father. Established, 1794, Fort Lee, built, 1788, stood on Kanawha River. "Mad Anne" Baily, the border heroine, and Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton noted scouts, once lived here.
Marker Number: none on marker

Marker Title: Charleston

Marker Location: South of Kanawha Blud

County or Independent City: Charleston, WV

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2008

Web Site: Not listed

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