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Philippi, West Virginia, USA, from across the Tygart Valley River. The view includes the Philippi Historic District and the Barbour County Courthouse (just ...

Philippi, West Virginia, USA, from across the Tygart Valley River. The view includes the Philippi Historic District and the Barbour County Courthouse (just .

The Battle of Philippi—was fought on June 3, 1861, in and around Philippi, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Western Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War. It was the first organized land action in the war (the impromptu Battle of Fairfax Court House took place two days earlier), but is often treated dismissively as a skirmish rather than a significant battle.Position of McClellan's Advance on the Heights Round Philippi.

English: Sketch, "Position of McClellan's advance on the heights round Philippi [West Virginia, USA]. Morris Commanding" (June Date circa 1861

Bridge at Philippi (West) Virginia

Bridge at Philippi (West) Virginia Use to do re-enactments here

Barbour County Courthouse | The West Virginia State Bar

Barbour County Courthouse | The West Virginia State Bar

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Philippi Covered Bridge. Philippi, WV

Covered Bridge, Philippi, WV Photo: The Philippi Covered Bridge across Tygart Valley River was built in 1852 by Lemuel Chenoweth of Beverly.

The Philippi covered bridge was the site of the first land conflict of the Civil War.  It is the oldest and longest covered bridge still existing in West Virginia.

The Philippi covered bridge was the site of the first land conflict of the Civil War. It is the oldest and longest covered bridge still existing in West Virginia.

Audra State Park, located in Buckhannan, WV....

Audra State Park, located near Buckhannan, WV border of Upshur and Barbour Counties.

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View of Philippi, county seat of Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. Visible are the historic Philippi Covered Bridge spanning the Tygart Valley River and the main administrative building and chapel of Alderson-Broaddus College atop "Battle Hill" (upper left) overlooking the town.

The first land battle of the Civil War. Sections of Philippi have been awarded historic district status. Visitors may trace Philippis history and development at the Historical Museum, Blue and Gray Park, and the downtown historical district.

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