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

Pringle Tree

 
 
Pringle Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2021
1. Pringle Tree Marker
Inscription.  This hollow sycamore is the third generation tree that provided a home for the first settlers in this area of West Virginia. John and Samuel Pringle, after fleeing from Fort Pitt, lived here 1764–1767.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 1.15′ N, 80° 12.361′ W. Marker is near Buckhannon, West Virginia, in Upshur County. Marker can be reached from Pringle Tree Park Road (Local Route 20/6) 1˝ miles east of Clarksburg Road (U.S. 119), on the right when traveling east. Pringle Tree Road starts at U.S. 119 and continues as Pringle Tree Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1518 Pringle Tree Park Rd, 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. The Bicentennial Sycamore Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Pringle Tree (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Pringle Tree (about
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600 feet away); Upshur County Veterans War Dead Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Pringle Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away); D. D. T. Farnsworth (approx. 1.2 miles away); Resting Place (approx. 1.3 miles away); George R. Latham (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckhannon.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the sycamore tree, in the northeast corner of Pringle Park. Another marker with same title and text is roadside at the entrance to the park.
 
Pringle Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2021
2. Pringle Tree and Marker
The Third Generation Pringle Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2021
3. The Third Generation Pringle Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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