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Near Stewartstown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Stewartstown

 
 
Stewartstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 19, 2014
1. Stewartstown Marker
Inscription.  William Stewart settled here in 1771. Northeast was Fort Dinwiddie. Forks of Cheat Baptist Church was organized here, 1775, by John Corbley, the pioneer minister, whose family was massacred later by the Indians.
 
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
 
Location. 39° 41.544′ N, 79° 54.899′ W. Marker is near Stewartstown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is at the intersection of Point Marion Road (U.S. 119) and Stewartstown Road (County Route 65), on the right when traveling south on Point Marion Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26508, 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 Baptist Church at the Forks of Cheat” (a few steps from this marker); Stewartstown Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different
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marker also named Stewartstown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph Snider (approx. 1.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 2 miles away); West Virginia / Pennsylvania (approx. 2 miles away); The Forks of Cheat Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Stewartstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 19, 2014
2. Stewartstown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 132 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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