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Brandonville in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Brandonville

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 17, 2014
1. Brandonville Marker
Inscription.  Made famous by Brandonville stoves, product of old iron furnaces. Here in 1839 was published one of the early agricultural papers. In the vicinity stood Fort Morris, built before 1774 on the lands of Richard Morris.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraIndustry & CommerceWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 39.958′ N, 79° 37.243′ W. Marker is in Brandonville, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (West Virginia Route 26) and Church Street / Brandonville Pike (County Route 3), on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bruceton Mills WV 26525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brandonville Community Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Bruceton (approx. one mile away); Bruceton Community Honor Roll (approx. 1.3 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial Plaza
Brandonville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 17, 2014
2. Brandonville Marker
This view is south. The marker is hard to see when driving north.
(approx. 6.7 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Preston County / Pennsylvania (approx. 8.1 miles away); Monongalia County / Preston County (approx. 8.7 miles away); Imagining an Iron Furnace in Operation (approx. 9˝ miles away).
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 7, 2017
3. Brandonville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.
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