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Star City in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Site of Star City Ferry

 
 
Site of Star City Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 14, 2022
1. Site of Star City Ferry Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
STAR CITY FERRY
Authorized 1791 • Closed 1951

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
 
Location. 39° 39.558′ N, 79° 59.49′ W. Marker is in Star City, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Frontier Street and University Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Edith Barill Riverfront Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Star City Ferry (here, next to this marker); Star City Mosaic (here, next to this marker); Star City Recreation (a few steps from this marker); Pre-Star City (within shouting distance of this marker); Immigrants in Star City (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Star City (within shouting distance of this marker); Star City Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Star City.
 
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Site of Star City Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 14, 2022
2. Site of Star City Ferry Marker
Star City Ferry marker is on the right.
Site of Star City Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 14, 2022
3. Site of Star City Ferry Marker
Star City park boat launch into the Monongahela River is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 144 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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