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
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
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
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.
On 2 Mar 1915, a blast swept through Layland No. 3 mine, killing 112 men. The explosion blew out the drift mouth and struck dead
Title: Thomas Hannan Inscription: Born 1755, died 1835. Soldier in the Revolution and the first white settler in Cabell County. Blazed trace from Saint Albans to Chillicothe