Lincoln County / Putnam County
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N 38° 20.235 W 082° 02.589
17S E 408834 N 4243749
A two sided sign describing when the counties were formed and what counties they were formed from.
Waymark Code: WMV4BJ
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/21/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Lincoln County

Formed in 1867 from Cabell, Kanawha, Boone and Putnam. Named for Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. Producer of oil, gas and coal. Also noted for high quality tobacco grown on it agricultural lands.

Putnam County

Formed in 1848 from Cabell, Mason and Kanawha. Named for Gen. Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War hero. The county is cut by trails made by American bison to the Ohio River. Its oldest town, Buffalo, is named for them.
Marker Number: none on marker

Marker Title: Lincoln County / Putnam County

Marker Location: North of Rt. 34

County or Independent City: Licoln County

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historical Commission, 1964

Web Site: Not listed

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