Marshall County / Ohio County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 40° 01.966 W 080° 43.624
17T E 523286 N 4431429
A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.
Waymark Code: WMXQR5
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/15/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Marshall County

Formed in 1835 from Ohio. Named for Chief Justice John Marshall. In Marshall County is Grave Creek Mound, first among remains left by the unknown race which lived in the Ohio Valley centuries before the white man came.

Ohio County

Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning "Beautiful River." Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Marshall County / Ohio County

Marker Location: East of Marshall St.

County or Independent City: Benwood, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginai Department of Culture and History, 1981

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