Blennerhassett Island

Blennerhassett Island (HM1EAL)

Location: Parkersburg, WV 26101 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.948', W 81° 33.966'

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Blennerhassett Mansion

Situated just 1.8 miles below Parkersburg in the Ohio River is historic Blennerhassett Island. This 3.8 mile long island was once the home of the wealthy Irish immigrants Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett. After moving to the Island in 1798, they started construction of a magnificent Georgian style mansion which was completed in 1800. Surrounding their mansion were extravagantly landscaped lawns, a formal garden and several other structures. They fled their Island estate in 1806 after becoming involved with Aaron Burr in his plan to develop a Southwest empire. In 1811, the mansion accidentally burned to the ground. It was rebuilt in 1985 as part of an historical park being developed by the State of West Virginia.
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 451164 N 4346426
Decimal Degrees39.26580000, -81.56610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.948', W 81° 33.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 56.88" N, 81° 33' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113 Ann St, Parkersburg WV 26101, US
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