Forks of Wheeling Creek
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4
N 40° 02.588 W 080° 39.543
17T E 529085 N 4432600
Quick Description: This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 9:03:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM4E32
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 37

Long Description:
Geo. Washington described the land here in 1770. The French expedition headed by Capt. Celeron buried leaden plates at the mouth in 1749 and claimed land for France. De Bonnescamp's map gives creek name--Kanonouaras.
Marker Title: Forks of Wheeling Creek

Marker Location: Wheeling, Elm Grove section, WV 88 & US 40

County or Independent City: Ohio

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History 1970

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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