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Eightmile Island
Location Ohio River, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°56′24″N 82°06′19″W / 38.9400792°N 82.1051436°W / 38.9400792; -82.1051436
United States
Gordon, Harry, fl. 1766
Gordon's 1766 Colonial Patrol Map.

Eightmile Island is a forested island on the Ohio River in Mason County, West Virginia. The island is located directly across the river from the village of Cheshire, Ohio and American Electric Power Company power plant facilities there.

The map is a clip from Harry Gordon's map (ca 1766) showing the "Indian Trade" safe camp site when on the main canoe route.

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