Pleasants County / State of Ohio
N 39° 23.118 W 081° 12.664
17S E 481822 N 4359556
Quick Description: A two sided sign on the east bank of the Ohio river. Telling where Pleasants County was formed from and when the State of Ohio was admitted to the Union.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2012 6:54:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMDH6J
Formed in 1851 from Ritchie, Tyler, and Wood. Named for James Pleasants, governor of Virginia, 1822-1825, and United States Senator. This county is in the heart of the oil and gas producing territory and has many large wells.
State of Ohio
Named for the river, called by the Iroquois the "Beautiful River." Visited by La Salle in 1669-1670. Once part of the Northwest Territory. Settled at Marietta, 1788. Admitted to the Union, 1803. Home of eight United States Presidents.
Marker Number: none
Marker Title: Pleasants County / State of Ohio
Marker Location: East bank of Ohio, West side of Route 2
County or Independent City: Saint Mary's, WV
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Marker Program Sponsor: none