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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Iron Works

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
1. Old Iron Works Marker
Inscription. Iron furnaces were busy in Monongalia County at early date. At Rock Forge, Samuel Hanway started work, 1798, and on Cheat River, Samuel Jackson built a furnace. The latter plant, under the Ellicotts, worked 1200 men.
 
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 37.866′ N, 79° 57.522′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Pottery (a few steps from this marker); Morgantown (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Stone House (about 700 feet away); Monongalia County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monongalia Arts Center (approx. mile away); VFW Post 548 Veterans Memorials (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monongalia County War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seneca Glass Company (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Iron Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
2. Old Iron Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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