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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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