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Putnam County Historical Marker


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


Photo taken -  September 2007


Putnam County Historical Marker, West Virginia

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne


Text of sign:

Putnam County


Formed in 1848 from Cabell, Mason, and Kanawha.  Named for Gen. Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War hero.  The county is cut

by trails made by American bison to the Ohio River.  Its oldest town, Buffalo, is named for them.


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