Peter G. Van Winkle

Peter G. Van Winkle (HM2BY5)

Location: Parkersburg, WV 26101 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.365', W 81° 33.34'

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Born in New York, 1808, he moved to Wood County in 1835 and practiced law. Was officer of Northwestern Virginia Railroad and delegate to Virginia constitutional convention, 1850-51. Delegate to Wheeling and constitutional conventions during war, he was elected one of the new state's first U.S. senators, 1863. He opposed impeachment of Andrew Johnson in 1868. Died in 1872.
HM NumberHM2BY5
Year Placed2016
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 452068 N 4347191
Decimal Degrees39.27275000, -81.55566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.365', W 81° 33.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 21.9" N, 81° 33' 20.4" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1210 Ann St, Parkersburg WV 26101, US
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