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Old 03-14-2010, 06:48 AM   #1071
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Washington's Land - Marshall Co

Located just south of Moundsville on Rt 2 (southbound lane).




Historical Marker - northbound view on Rt 2

Who is Archibald McClean? [McClean is noted as deputy surveyor of the Mason-Dixon Line in 1776, but the Mason and Dixon work was completed in 1767 when they were driven off by Native Americans.

Interesting fact I learned on this one: Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon were a mathematician and astronomer - not surveyors .

For a very interesting history of the Mason-Dixon Line: Click Here



Same Marker - Side #2 - Southbound view




View northbound on Rt 2 - Moundsville just ahead.




View southbound on Rt 2.



View to the west of the marker - between Rt 2 and the Ohio River. It probably looked a little different back in Washington's day.
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