There were only half-a-dozen houses in 1800, and Parkersburg itself was not laid out until ten years later.
We were at Parkersburg nearly a whole day, and "took in" the town.
Clarksburg followed in the wake of Parkersburg and soon bestirred itself in the direction of the education of Negro youth.
This is in the northwestern area of the state not far from Parkersburg.
On South River near Parkersburg, we got a good place to camp, and the people were very kind and neighborly.
Meanwhile, the branch from Cumberland to Parkersburg, Virginia, was built.
In 1850 this centre had moved westward fifty-seven miles across the mountains, to a point nearly south of Parkersburg, Virginia.
He had been in this spot for two years, he said, and sold fish to the daily Parkersburg steamer—when there were any fish.
On the 26th, the General ordered two regiments to cross the river at Wheeling, and two others at Parkersburg.
He got to Parkersburg, West Virginia, and was captured there with almost his entire force.