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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ice’s Ferry

 
 
Ice's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
1. Ice's Ferry Marker
Inscription. Ice's Ferry was settled by Frederick Ice in 1767. His son Adam, born the same year, was the first white child born in Monongahela Valley. Andrew Ice in 1785 started the first authorized ferry in western Virginia.
 
Erected 2004 by WV Celebration 2000-West Virginia Divistion of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 40.098′ N, 79° 51.552′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Cheat Road (County Route 857), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Birthplace of David Adam Ice (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Stopped Here (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Pierpont (approx. 1.9 miles away); Henry Clay Furnace (approx. 2.2 miles away); Henry Clay Iron Furnace (approx. 2.6 miles away); Easton Roller Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Salt Sand (approx. 3.3 miles away); “The Baptist Church at the Forks of Cheat” (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Ice's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 17, 2014
2. Ice's Ferry Marker
Ice's Ferry Location image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
3. Ice's Ferry Location
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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