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Dailey in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S. Homestead

 
 
U.S. Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
1. U.S. Homestead Marker
Inscription. A federal New Deal project to move families back to the land during the Great Depression. Homes had water, electricity, barn, chicken coop, cellar and garden. Community had school, store, gas station, workshops, lumber mill, and quarry. U.S. government built 198 homes at Valley Bend and Dailey. Sold to private owners in 1946-47.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 38° 47.944′ N, 79° 53.765′ W. Marker is in Dailey, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) and Georgetown Road (County Route 21), on the left when traveling north on Seneca Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dailey WV 26259, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Humboldt Yokum House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Edward Hart House (approx. 3 miles away); Isaac Baker House (approx. 3 miles away); Birkett-Cresap (approx. 3 miles away); Randolph County Jail (approx. 3.1 miles away); David Goff House (approx. 3.1 miles away); 1841 County Jail (approx. 3.1 miles away); Blackman-Strader (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Seneca Trail & Georgetown Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
2. Seneca Trail & Georgetown Rd (facing north)
Seneca Trail & Georgetown Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
3. Seneca Trail & Georgetown Rd (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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