Seaberry Arms Osborne
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 38° 14.322 W 081° 11.431
17S E 483327 N 4232316
A sign giving us a short history of the life of Seaberry.
Waymark Code: WMY2RH
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/09/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Seaberry Arms Osborne

Nearby is the grave of Seaberry Osborne (circa, 1815~66), daughter of Chief Running Bear. She married Solomon Osborne in Cherokee, N.C. and in 1838 fled to escape "Trail of Tears." The Native American pioneers found sanctuary in the mountains and land in Nicholas and Clay counties. Prior to her death, she instructed Solomon to bury her along Twenty Mile Creek and keep the grave site secret forever.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Seaberry Arms Osborne

Marker Location: Rt 16, 1 mile north of Belva

County or Independent City: Belva, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2003

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