Mayo and Savage

Mayo and Savage (HM1ROW)

Location: Piedmont, WV 26750 Mineral County
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N 39° 28.783', W 79° 2.842'

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Near here, William Mayo, Thomas Savage, and party spent the winter of 1736 on their expedition for the British King to determine the head waters of the Potomac River and fix the boundary between Maryland and the lands of Lord Fairfax.
Additional InformationWhile this marker bears the date of 2011, I know that an essentially identical marker existed on this site in the 1970's and was removed to the Piedmont City storage building.
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceOther, Town
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2011
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionAt the corner of East Hampshire Street and Childs Avenue. This is Rt 46 in Piedmont, WV
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 667940 N 4371833
Decimal Degrees39.47971667, -79.04736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.783', W 79° 2.842'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 46.9800" N, 79° 2' 50.5200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37-43 WV-46, Piedmont WV 26750, US
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