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Wellsburg in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Isaac Duvall and Company

 
 
Isaac Duvall and Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. Isaac Duvall and Company Marker
Inscription.  The first glass house in Western Virginia was built at Charlestown, now Wellsburg, in 1813, by Isaac Taylor Duvall and Company. It was located on the southeast corner of Fifth and Yankee Streets. Cobalt blue, green and clear flint glass wares were made here. Isaac Duvall died in 1828, and company was sold in 1838 to Samuel Lowther, Joseph Miller and George Cotts for $2100.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 15.936′ N, 80° 36.755′ W. Marker is in Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of Commerce Street (West Virginia Route 2) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Commerce Street. This historical marker is located along the southern edge of town. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsburg WV 26070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wellsburg (here, next to this marker); 1788 Wells Log House (approx. ¼ mile
Isaac Duvall and Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. Isaac Duvall and Company Marker
View looking north along State Route 2 showing both the historical marker and the city limits sign at the southern edge of town.
away); Wellsburg Wharf (approx. ¼ mile away); Miller's Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Patrick Gass (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lewis and Clark Connection (approx. ¼ mile away); Wellsburg's Giant Sycamore (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wellsburg United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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