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Kanawha County Historical Marker

 

Location of sign - Located on US 60 west of St. Albans, West Virginia

 

Photo taken -  September 2007

 

Kanawha County Historical Marker, West Virginia

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:


Kanawha County

 

Authorized, 1788; organized in 1789 from Greenbrier and Montgomery.  Named for the Kanawha Rover, bearing name of Indian

tribe.  Salt making brought early settlers into the valley and from it grew vast modern chemical plants.

 

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