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Near Buckhannon in Upshur County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

D. D. T. Farnsworth

 
 
D. D. T. Farnsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 16, 2021
1. D. D. T. Farnsworth Marker
Inscription.  Daniel Duane Tompkins Farnsworth was born in New York in 1819 and later moved to Buckhannon. Member of second Wheeling convention and Reorganized Government of Virginia. He was President of West Virginia Senate in 1869 when resignation of Gov. A. I. Boreman made Farnsworth the state's second governor from February 26 to March 4, 1869. He died in Buckhannon in 1892.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1819.
 
Location. 39° 0.101′ N, 80° 12.678′ W. Marker is near Buckhannon, West Virginia, in Upshur County. Marker is on Hall Road (County Route 13) 0.4 miles 5th Street, on the left when traveling north. It is at the Heavner Cemetery, just before the second entrance to the western side. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buckhannon WV 26201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Resting Place (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George R. Latham
D. D. T. Farnsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 16, 2021
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(about 600 feet away); Upshur County Veterans War Dead Memorial (about 800 feet away); Harrison County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joyce S. Stockert (approx. one mile away); Charles Burton "Charley" Harper (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dairy Queen / Buckhannon City Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away); Leonard Mactaggart "Pare" Lorentz (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckhannon.
 
Daniel D. T. Farnsworth (1819–1892) image. Click for full size.
WV Archives via Wikimedia Commons, circa 1892
3. Daniel D. T. Farnsworth (1819–1892)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jun. 28, 2022