- a city in NW West Virginia, on the Ohio River.
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We were at Parkersburg nearly a whole day, and "took in" the town.The Camp-life of the Third Regiment
Robert T. Kerlin
This is in the northwestern area of the state not far from Parkersburg.How Justice Grew
Martha W. (Martha Woodroof) Hiden
Meanwhile, the branch from Cumberland to Parkersburg, Virginia, was built.The Railroad Builders
Clarksburg followed in the wake of Parkersburg and soon bestirred itself in the direction of the education of Negro youth.
There were only half-a-dozen houses in 1800, and Parkersburg itself was not laid out until ten years later.Afloat on the Ohio
Reuben Gold Thwaites