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Grimes Golden Apple

 
 
Grimes Golden Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 27, 2013
1. Grimes Golden Apple Marker
Inscription. Watering trough marks location of first Grimes Golden Apple tree, discovered by owner of land, Thomas Grimes, in 1802. Memorial Trough sponsored by the Franklin Country Women's Club in 1922.
 
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 40° 16.451′ N, 80° 34.518′ W. Marker is in Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Pike (West Virginia Route 27) and Bradys Ridge Road, on the right when traveling east on Washington Pike. Click for map. Located at Grimes Golden Park. Marker is in this post office area: Follansbee WV 26037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drovers Inn (approx. 1.1 miles away); Patrick M. Gass (approx. 1.8 miles away); Patrick Gass (approx. 1.9 miles away); Brooke County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Wellsburg United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); 1788 Wells Log House (approx. 2 miles away); Wellsburg (approx. 2.1 miles away); Isaac Duvall and Company (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wellsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article about Grimes Golden Apple.
Grimes Golden Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 27, 2013
2. Grimes Golden Apple Marker
(Submitted on December 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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