West Virginia Marker, 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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