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Bruceton Mills in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bruceton

 
 
Bruceton Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 18, 2009
1. Bruceton Marker
Inscription. John Judy and James Clark settled in this vicinity, 1769. First known as Milford for Mortonís Mill, built in 1792. The Greenville Iron Furnace, built about 1815 by Walter Carlile, and the Valley Iron Furnace were not far away.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 39.54′ N, 79° 38.268′ W. Marker is in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 26 and Morgantown Street (Old County Route 73), on the right when traveling north on State Route 26. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bruceton Mills WV 26525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brandonville (approx. one mile away); Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial Plaza (approx. 7.6 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Monongalia County / Preston County (approx. 7.8 miles away); Imagining an Iron Furnace in Operation (approx. 9 miles away); Old Iron Furnace (approx. 9 miles away); Preston County / Pennsylvania (approx. 9.1 miles away); Salt Sand (approx. 9.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Bruceton Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 18, 2009
2. Bruceton Marker
Bruceton Mill Dam image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 18, 2009
3. Bruceton Mill Dam
The mill is gone but the mill dam remains.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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