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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.
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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. 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 from 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Resting Place (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George R. Latham (about 600 feet away); Upshur County Veterans War Dead Memorial
D. D. T. Farnsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 16, 2021
2. D. D. T. Farnsworth Marker
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(about 800 feet away); Harrison County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Destruction at the Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); The West Virginia Strawberry Festival (approx. 1.2 miles away); Buckhannon / Frontier Days (approx. 1.2 miles away); The History Center (approx. 1.3 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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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