Harshbarger Corner
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 26.060 W 082° 07.952
17S E 401154 N 4254613
Harshbarger Corner Cabell Co., WV
Waymark Code: WM19G6
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 03/05/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 33

Survey of Milton began here in 1872 and post office was established in 1873. Founder, David Harshbarger, later lived on this lot. Named for Milton Reece, first postmaster and large landholder in vicinity. Town incorporated 1876 with Captain J. R. Burke as first mayor. Captain John Harshbarger occupied a log house 60 feet to north and operated a grist mill to the southwest on Mud River.
Marker Title: Harshbarger Corner

Marker Location: US 60, at junction with County Route 25/7 (Fair Grounds Road), Milton

County or Independent City: Cabell

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History 1981

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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