West Virginia Marker, Z-286
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: 1948
Geographic Location: Alleghany County
Physical Description of Location: Covington, VA 24426. Located on I-64, 3 miles northeast of the intersection of I-64 and Kanawha Trail Road. Marker is on the right when traveling northeast on I-64.
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