Alleghany County Marker, Z-194

Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe, and named for the Alleghany Mountains. At Fort Mann in this county a battle took place between settlers and Indians led by Cornstalk, 1763. (Reverse) West Virginia Z-194 West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant in 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the Union in 1863.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1936
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Alleghany County
Physical Description of Location: Covington, VA 24426. Located on Kanawha Trail Road (Rt. 311), 1 mile north of the intersection of Kanawha Trail Road (Rt. 311) and Sweet Spring Valley. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Kanawha Trail Road (Rt. 311).
GPS Location: 37.638115,-80.239283
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