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.
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
WV: 1976 Explosion At The Mason County Jail
While combing through old books in the genealogy room at the Point Pleasant library, I came across an old photo album containing news clippings that
Research: Mason County WV Library (Point Pleasant)
I made my way over to the Point Pleasant branch of the Mason County (WV) Public Library to see what they have as far as
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.
Historical Marker: William H. Powell (WV)
Title: William H. Powell Inscription: Born 1825 in Wales, he emigrated to U.S. as a child and was working in iron industry when war erupted. Commissioned captain