historic marker West Virginia Morgan Morgan attraction destination display education information landmark marker sign tourist history attractive educating historic markers historical marker Historical Site Historical Sites info Mercer County Place of Interest Places of Interest Point Pleasant road side signage tour tourism tourist attraction Tourist Destination travel Travel Destination historic South appealing no people sightseeing text historical United States attract nobody sightsee word daytime destinations displays landmarks markers signs tourists United States of America appeal color image educate outdoor vertical day historical markers road sides Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org tourist attractions tours colour image outside day time WV day-time US words color images daylight outdoors USA verticals colour images natural light outsides U.S. U.S.A. Monroe County historic site sign with text
West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the Union in 1863.
Virginia State Library, 1951