West Virginia Marker, Z-290
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
Geographic Location: Highland County
Physical Description of Location: Bartow, VA 24920. Located on Hwy 250, 0.8 miles north of the junction of Hwy 250 and County Road 3. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Hwy 250.
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