West Virginia Marker, Z-289

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: 1951
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Giles County
Physical Description of Location: Narrows, VA 24124. Located on Market Street (Hwy 219), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the junction of Market Street (Hwy 219) and Walter Street (Rt. 12). Marker is on the right when traveling west on Market Street (Hwy 219).
GPS Location: 37.3971735370,-80.8016766720
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