West Virginia Marker, Z-217
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, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the Union in 1863.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1929
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: High View, WV 26808. Located on Northwestern Pike (Hwy 50), 1.75 miles east of the junction of Northwestern Pike (Hwy 50) and Smokey Hollow Road. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Northwestern Pike (Hwy 50).
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