Located on Rt 2, about 5 miles south of Moundsville, on the Old Rt 2 (Frontage Road) about 100 yards east of the 4-Lane Rt 2. It is about 1/4 mile north of the other Washington's Land marker.
For notes: (See Post #1071 on Page 72)
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
Historical Marker located on Old Rt 2 (Frontage Road) about 5 miles south of Moundsville.
Same Marker - Side #2
View northwest down the access road to the new Rt 2 (Look closely and you can see a northbound truck through the trees to the left). I am standing in the intersection of the access road and Old Rt 2.
View southeast up the access road to the Old Rt 2.