Point Pleasant, a banking post-town, capital of Mason co., W.Va., is on the Ohio River, just above the mouth of the Great Kanawha River, 80 miles below Parkersburg, on the Ohio Central Lines and the Ohio River R. It has manufactures of boats, brick and tile, etc. Coal and salt are mined. Here the Virginians won a great victory over the Indians on Oct. 10, 1774. Pop. in 1900, 1934.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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