Near Glade Farm in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Preston County / Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania. Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1681 by Charles II. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement Philadelphia. Early settlements had been made by Swedes in 1838. It was one of the thirteen original colonies.
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Location. 39° 43.269′ N, 79° 29.239′ W. Marker is near Glade Farm, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 26 near at the Pennsylvania state line, on the right when traveling south. West Virginia Route 26 becomes Pennsylvania Route 281 (Bruceton Road) north of the marker. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braddock Road (approx. 4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial Plaza (approx. 4 miles away); Great Crossings (approx. 5.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Friendís Graveyard (approx. 5.7 miles away in Maryland); Friendsville Baseball Fever, Cider Mill, Shanty Town (approx. 5.8 miles away in Maryland); The Legend of Johnny Friend (approx. 5.8 miles away in Maryland); Friendsville Commerce, Custer's and Ryland's Stores (approx. 5.8 miles away in Maryland).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.