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

Blacksville

 
 
Blacksville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
1. Blacksville Marker
Inscription. Site of Baldwin blockhouse, 1770-1775. Brice and Nathan Worley settled here in 1766. Nathan was killed by Indians in 1777. Laid out as a town in 1829 and lots sold through a lottery. Town is named for David Black, early settler.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 43.201′ N, 80° 12.454′ W. Marker is in Blacksville, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) 0.1 miles east of Washington Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksville WV 26521, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Statler's Fort (approx. 3.8 miles away); Border Heroine (approx. 4.8 miles away); Catawba War Path (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Catawba War Path (approx. 5.4 miles away); Jesse Taylor (approx. 6.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Historical Village of Hero Named in Honor of Private Jesse Taylor (approx. 7.5 miles away in Pennsylvania); Monongalia County/Pennsylvania (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blacksville.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Blacksville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
2. Blacksville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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