Lincoln County / Logan County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 00.686 W 082° 03.351
17S E 407312 N 4207609
A double sided sign telling about the formation of the two counties.
Waymark Code: WMEX7Z
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/17/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 9

Lincoln County

Formed in 1867 from Cabell, Kanawha, Boone and Putnam. Named for Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. Producer of oil, gas and coal. Also noted for high quality of tobacco grown on its agricultural lands.

Logan County

Formed in 1824 from Cabell, Kanawha, Giles and Tazewell. Named for Logan, the famous chief of the Mingo Indians, whose "Lament" is most noted example of Indian eloquence. Cornstalk's daughter, Aracoma is buried in town of Logan.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Lincoln County / Logan County

Marker Location: Located west of Rt 10, west of Chapmanville.

County or Independent City: Chapmanville

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2008

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