Ohio / West Virginia

Ohio / West Virginia (HM1E96)

Location: Parkersburg, WV 26101 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.968', W 81° 33.132'

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Ohio
Named for the river, called by the Iroquois the "Beautiful River." Visited by LaSalle in 1769-1770. Once part of the Northwest Territory. Settled at Marietta, 1788. Admitted to the Union, 1803. Home of 8 United States Presidents.

West Virginia
Wood County
"The Mountain State"-western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
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HM NumberHM1E96
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 452374 N 4348305
Decimal Degrees39.28280000, -81.55220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.968', W 81° 33.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 58.08" N, 81° 33' 7.92" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 359-399 Memorial Bridge, Parkersburg WV 26101, US
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