Zachary Taylor Marker Between Wheeling and New Martinsville, W. Va. on Route 2

Identifier:
031385
Collection Number:
A&M 927, Summers Family Papers
Title:
Zachary Taylor Marker Between Wheeling and New Martinsville, W. Va. on Route 2
Date:
1951
Description:
'General Zachary Taylor, on his way to Washington to be inaugurated the twelfth President of the United States, found his steamer blocked by ice here. He left his boat and completed his trip over the National Pike.'
Subjects:
Historic Markers., Historical markers--West Virginia.
Personal Names:
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
Geographic:
Cumberland Road.
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView