Francis H. Pierpont Home
- 500 Quincy St. Fairmont, WV 26554
Governor of the Restored Government of Virginia and the “Father of West Virginia” brought his bride, Julia Augusta Robertson Pierpont, to this home in 1854. Pierpont devised plans that restored loyal Virginia to the Union, giving life to West Virginia. The marker is located at the City of Fairmont Public Safety Building parking plaza (right end at the entrance).