Title: Virgil A. Lewis Inscription: Educator and historian born near West Columbia, July 6, 1848; died in Mason City, December 5, 1912; was buried in Point Pleasant.
Category: Historical Markers
Mason County (WV)-Mysterious Skeletons
This article from 1821 describes giant skeletons found in a field (mound) in Mason County WV. The description of the skeletons offer them up as
WV History: John McCausland and Grape Hill
As a boy, John McCausland came to live with his relatives in Henderson (West) Virginia, just outside of Point Pleasant. That happened in 1843 when
The Killing Of Lewis Wetzel By John Hall (Oct 1862)
In Mason County WV, along Rt 62, Just below the Mason County airport, there is a historical marker for John Hall. It notes: “Born 1805
Historical Marker: (WV) Captain John Hereford and Mercer’s Bottom
Title: Mercer’s Bottom / Captain John Hereford Inscriptions are on both sides as follows: Mercer’s Bottom: This is part of the 16,000 acre tract surveyed by
Historical Marker: Dr Jesse Bennett
Title: Dr. Jesse Bennett Inscription: Grave and home (1/2 mile W.) of Dr. Jesse Bennett, whose Caesarean operation on his wife, 1794, was the first in America.