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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Monongalia County, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Monongalia County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Monongalia County, WV (216) Marion County, WV (96) Preston County, WV (107) Taylor County, WV (50) Wetzel County, WV (13) Fayette County, PA (212) Greene County, PA (90)  MonongaliaCounty(216) Monongalia County (216)  MarionCounty(96) Marion County (96)  PrestonCounty(107) Preston County (107)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(212) Fayette County (212)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)
Morgantown is the county seat for Monongalia County
Adjacent to Monongalia County, West Virginia
      Marion County (96)  
      Preston County (107)  
      Taylor County (50)  
      Wetzel County (13)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (212)  
      Greene County, Pennsylvania (90)  
 
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1West Virginia (Monongalia County), Arnettsville — In Memory of James Arnett
On Fairmont Road (West Virginia Route 19) 0.1 miles south of Paw Paw Lane, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m155128) HM
2West Virginia (Monongalia County), Blacksville — Blacksville
On Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) 0.1 miles east of Washington Road, on the right when traveling west.
Site of Baldwin blockhouse, 1770-1775. Brice and Nathan Worley settled here in 1766. Nathan was killed by Indians in 1777. Laid out as a town in 1829 and lots sold through a lottery. Town is named for David Black, early settler.Map (db m73798) HM
3West Virginia (Monongalia County), Blacksville — Mason-Dixon Line
On Daybrook Road (West Virginia Route 218) 0.1 miles north of Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling north.
Made famous as line between free and slave states before War Between the States. The survey establishing Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary began, 1763; halted by Indian wars, 1767; continued to southwest corner, 1782; marked, 1784.Map (db m73800) HM
4West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cassville — Cassville Veterans Memorial
On Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) east of Cassville-Mount Morris Road (County Road 43), on the right when traveling west.
In memory of all who have served our country 1941 - 1945 Adams, Gerald • Adams, Lester • Ambrose, Joe • Ambrose, Tony • Ammons, Morris D. • Anglin, Albert • Anglin, Hiawatha • Anglin, William H. Jr. • Anglin, William Jr. • Ash, Howard G. . . . Map (db m176848) WM
5West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Fueling a Community: The Henry Clay Iron Furnace
Near Clay Furnace Trail.
Can you imagine a bustling community here made up of hundreds of people, all with livelihoods centered around this old stone furnace? The Henry Clay Iron Furnace was the fiery heart fueling this small community, and reminds us of our historic . . . Map (db m109189) HM
6West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Ice’s Ferry
On Cheat Road (County Route 857), on the right when traveling north.
Ice's Ferry was settled by Frederick Ice in 1767. His son Adam, born the same year, was the first white child born in Monongahela Valley. Andrew Ice in 1785 started the first authorized ferry in western Virginia.Map (db m73337) HM
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7West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Site of the Birthplace of David Adam Ice — August 5, 1767 — July 5, 1851
On Cheat Road (County Route 857) at Mont Chateau Road, on the left on Cheat Road.
Revolutionary Soldier 1780–81. First white child born in West Virginia. Son of Frederick Ice, who hewed these millstones from the adjacent hill, installed them on Buffalo Creek, Barrackville W. Va. in the mill operated by his descendants for . . . Map (db m74550) HM
8West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Henry Clay Furnace
Near County Line Drive (Local Route 73/12) south of Exit 15 (Interstate 68).
West, in Coopers Rock State Forest, is the Henry Clay cold blast furnace, built 1834-36 by Leonard Lamb. It had capacity of four tons pig iron per day, and furnished employment for 200 people. Sold to Ellicots in 1837. Operated until 1847.Map (db m145217) HM
9West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Henry Clay Iron Furnace
On County Line Drive (Local Route 73/12) south of Exit 15 (Interstate 68).
Henry Clay Furnace, located on Quarry Run, was built between 1834 and 1836 by Leonard Laws for Tassey and Bissell. It was a cold-blast furnace and produced 4 tons of pig iron each 24 hours. It was one of several furnaces that were operated in this . . . Map (db m74511) HM
10West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Salt Sand
On County Line Drive (Local Route 73/12) south of Exit 15 (Interstate 68), on the left.
The massive pebbly Connoquenessing Sandstone, one of the “Salt Sands”of the driller, forms Coopers Rock. The “Salt Sands” produce oil and natural gas in West Virginia and commercial brines on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers.Map (db m74548) HM
11West Virginia (Monongalia County), Core — Shanks Mill
On Buckeye Road (County Route 39), on the left when traveling east.
Across Dunkard Creek from Mason-Dixon Historical Park and Ripley Run Road, a grist and sawmill existed for 106 years, a center of community activity and commerce. The mill was built by Abraham Brown and is remembered as Shanks Mill after its last . . . Map (db m164945) HM
12West Virginia (Monongalia County), Core — Statler's Fort
On Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) at Forquer Drive, on the right when traveling west on Mason Dixon Highway.
John Statler built a fort here in 1770. In its vicinity a number of settlers were killed during raids in 1777 with eighteen men losing their lives the next year. Among those massacred was Statler's brother, Jacob.Map (db m196803) HM
13West Virginia (Monongalia County), Core — Veterans Memorial
On Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) at Jakes Run Road (County Route 29), on the left when traveling west on Mason Dixon Highway.
This bronze tablet has been erected by the Olive United Methodist Church In memory of the young men and women of this community who by their patriotism and loyalty served God and Country in the Wars of our Nation Dedicated Aug. 5, 1945 . . . Map (db m175322) WM
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14West Virginia (Monongalia County), Everettville — Everettville Mine Disaster
On River Road (County Route 45) at Fairmont Road (U.S. 19) on River Road.
On April 30, 1927, Federal No. 3 Mine exploded, killing at least 97 miners. Nine men inside survived the blast and soon reached safety. Using oxygen breathing apparatus, 21 teams conducted rescue efforts until May 24, containing fires as they went. . . . Map (db m74653) HM
15West Virginia (Monongalia County), Everettville — Federal Mine No. 3 — Remember The Miners
On Pickhandle Hill Road, 0.2 miles south of River Road (West Virginia Route 45), on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the 149+ Miners Who Died Here 1920 • Mike Bolonko • 1922 • Larry Harachuk • George Derifaj • 1923 • Paso Rumble • 1924 • William McKeever • 1926 • James Marshall, Jr. • Albert Adams . . . Map (db m172629) HM
16West Virginia (Monongalia County), Granville — 9/11 Memorial
On Main Street (West Virginia Route 100) at Tomago Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Dedicated to those who lost their lives in the terror attacks on 9/11/2001 and the first responders who risk their lives everyday to keep our communities safeMap (db m184920) WM
17West Virginia (Monongalia County), Granville — Town of Granville Honor Roll
On Dents Run Boulevard (Route 49) north of Dent Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
All Gave Some, Some Gave All Africano • John Affricano • Sullivan *** • Agafonoff • Mike Alleveto • Louis Aloia • Vincent Arboit • James Arnold • Junior Arnold • Richard Ballas • Andy Barto • Andy Barto • Charles Barto • John Beres • James . . . Map (db m172157) WM
18West Virginia (Monongalia County), Granville — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (West Virginia Route 100) at Broad Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
In honor of those who served Africano, John • Africano, Sullivan * • Agafonoff, Mike • Alleveto, Louis • Aloia, Vincent • Arbogast, Jack W. • Arboit, James • Arnold, Junior • Arnold, Richard • Ballas, Andy • Barto, Andy • Barto, Charles . . . Map (db m176412) WM
19West Virginia (Monongalia County), Harmony Grove — MO2 — Harmony Grove Church
On River Road at Master Graphics Road on River Road. Reported missing.
Built before the Civil War on land donated by Rufus E. and Elizabeth Conn in 1854, this church was the meetinghouse for congregations of Episcopal, Presbyterian, Methodist Episcopal and Methodist Protestant denominations. It was placed on the . . . Map (db m153204) HM
20West Virginia (Monongalia County), Little Falls — Ralph Lemley: Resourceful Caretaker — Interpreting History
Near Tyrone Road (County Road 75) 0.1 miles south of Quartz Drive, on the right when traveling north.
Protecting the Reservoir with Constant Vigilance The West Virginia Botanic Garden is on the site of the former Tibbs Run Reservoir. Ralph Lemley, the longest serving reservoir caretaker, was first listed as a laborer working for the . . . Map (db m173304) HM
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21West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — Catawba War Path
On Buckeye Road (West Virginia Route 39) 0.7 miles east of Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling west.
Warrior Branch of the Great Catawba Indian War Path. Here are located the three crossings of Dunkard Creek by Mason and Dixon. Here the Chief of the Six Nations Indians declared that he "would not proceed one step further." Here hostile Shawnees and . . . Map (db m73799) HM
22West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — Fort Martin
On Fort Martin Road (County Route 53) just south of the Pennsylvania state line, on the left when traveling south.
Fort Martin was built in 1769 by Colonel Charles Martin. Three settlers were killed and seven captured near the fort in 1779. At the Methodist Episcopal Church here Bishop Francis Asbury preached in 1784.Map (db m74599) HM
23West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — Fort Martin
On Fort Martin Road, 0.9 miles north of Seece Lane, on the right when traveling north.
Seven hundred feet east of this marker is the site of Martins Fort built in 1773 for the protection against the Indians and British. Here in 1779 three settlers were killed and seven were captured by the Indians.Map (db m102052) HM
24West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — Monongalia County / Pennsylvania
On Blue Horizon Drive (U.S. 19) 0.5 miles north of Cassville-Mt Morris Road (West Virginia Route 39), on the right when traveling north.
Monongalia County. Formed, 1776, from District of West Augusta. All or parts of 21 other counties, including three in Pennsylvania, were carved from it. Named for the Monongahela River, bearing an Indian name, which means the "River of Caving . . . Map (db m167179) HM
25West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — Price Memorial Cemetery
On Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) at Mooresville Road (County Road 31), on the right when traveling west on Mason Dixon Highway.
. . . Map (db m189088) HM WM
26West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — The F-84F Thunderstreak
On Mason-Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) 0.3 miles east of Daybrook Road (West Virginia Route 218), on the right when traveling north.
The Real McCoy Plane Project 2020 Dedicated to the Clay Battelle High School Graduating Classes of 2020–2021 in Honor of Carley McCoy and America's Veterans "Courage is endurance to go one moment more." Sincere Thanks to AFROTC Detachment . . . Map (db m175264) HM
27West Virginia (Monongalia County), Maidsville — World War I and II Memorial
Near Fort Martin Road (County Road 53) 0.7 miles north of Crafts Run Road (County Road 52/2), on the right when traveling north.
In Honor of the Boys from Fort Martin who served in World Wars I and II Charles Daugherty • Harry Daugherty • Hubert Daugherty • Jack Daugherty • Robert Daugherty • Melvin Garlow • Paul Gutta • William J. Herod • John . . . Map (db m171897) WM
28West Virginia (Monongalia County), Masontown — The CCC: Creating a Lasting Monument to Conservation
On Coopers Rock Road, on the left when traveling west.
From 1933-1942, the young men of the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) helped lift America out of the Great Depression through hard work and ingenuity. They helped develop and restore our recreation areas and natural resources for the benefit of . . . Map (db m109191) HM
29West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — "Clean Mountain Water" Not So Clean — Interpreting History
Near Tyrone Road (County Road 75) 0.1 miles south of Quartz Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Reliance on the Monongahela River to supply enough water to a growing Morgantown meant the overall year-round quality remained a subject of great concern. West Virginia University researchers in the 1920s identified the problems with the river . . . Map (db m174748) HM
30West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — "The Hick House" — 1893 - 1904
Near Campus Drive east of Beechurst Avenue (U.S. 19), on the right when traveling east.
Site of West Virginia University's first building erected solely for the work of medical education. This 14' by 20' structure was built at a cost of $350 and used for dissection of cadavers. It became known locally as "The Hick House” due to a . . . Map (db m178202) HM
31West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — 1911 School Bell
On East Parkway Drive just west of M-Tec Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Morgan District High School was the original home of this School Bell. In 1939, upon the completion of a W. P. A. Addition, the building was renamed Sabraton Junior High. When the school closed in 1980, the students were moved to the new South . . . Map (db m176832) HM
32West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — 1Lt Jacob "Jake" Fritz
Near Don Knotts Boulevard (U.S. 119) 0.5 miles north of Callen Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Son, brother, soldier, friend. Well done. Be thou at peace. West Point Class of 2005 Killed in Action January 20th, 2007 Karbala, Iraq 2nd Battalion 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment 4th Brigade Combat Team 25th . . . Map (db m176220) WM
33West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — MO1 — 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery
On Willowdale Road.
This National Guard unit traces it origins to Capt. Morgan Morgan, who formed the company Feb. 17, 1735. It served with Washington's militia in Braddock's 1755 campaign. At the outset of the Revolution he called upon these fighting men to "drive the . . . Map (db m73352) WM
34West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — A Small Dam and a Big "Bowl" Meet the Need for Clean Water — Interpreting History
Near Tyrone Road (County Road 75) 0.1 miles south of Quartz Drive, on the right when traveling east.
The Ideal Spot for a Reservoir When nearby land was no longer able to supply an adequate amount of water to town, the Union Improvement Company (UIC) searched for a site to build a reservoir. The land you see here was ideal – Tibbs Run water . . . Map (db m173795) HM
35West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Beacon
On Don Knotts Boulevard (U.S. 119) 1.3 miles south of Waterfront Place, on the left when traveling north.
Glass making in West Virginia began with the abundance of sandstone, limestone and coal. While there were at least 14 other glass makers in Morgantown, much of my research was done in Star City. Star City was founded in 1907 and named by . . . Map (db m175933) HM
36West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia
Near University Avenue north of College Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia Commissioned: 23 Feb 1905 Decommissioned: 1 Sept 1920 Dedicated to the memory of those West Virginians who gave their lives in the service of their country by Alpha Phi Omega . . . Map (db m134302) WM
37West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Big Log Cabin
Near 4H Camp Road (County Route 76) 1 mile north of Goshen Road (County Route 77), on the left when traveling north.
Allen Holland constructed what is now known as The Big Log Cabin in 1815-16 near White Day Creek. His farm was located along US Route 73, known then as the Morgantown and Fairmont Pike. In 1871 Holland sold his farm to his daughter Mary's husband . . . Map (db m196916) HM
38West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Boreman Hall South
On North High Street north of Prospect Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m134318) HM
39West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Brooks Hall — West Virginia University
Near Beechurst Avenue (U.S. 19) north of Hough Street, on the right when traveling north.
Brooks Hall, named in honor of Chandler, Fred, Amos, and Alonzo Brooks, originally opened in 1951. Brooks Hall was home to the University's biology department until its relocation into the Life Sciences Building in the fall of 2002. Fall 2007, . . . Map (db m134280) HM
40West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Camp Muffly
Near 4H Camp Road (County Route 76) 1 mile north of Goshen Road (County Route 77), on the left when traveling north.
Camp Muffly was founded by Harry P. Muffly in 1929. Mr. Muffly served as the county agent in Monongalia County for 31 years. In 1958 the County 4-H Camp was named for Mr. Muffly for all the work he had done over the years. The original eight log . . . Map (db m195973) HM
41West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Cass Cabin
Near 4H Camp Road (County Road 76) 0.4 miles north of County Road 76/1, on the left when traveling north.
William Raber built this house in 1810 near Maidsville in Cass District, Monongalia County. After receiving the land from his father Christopher Raber in 1809, William willed the house and farm to his youngest son Samuel in 1849. Samuel Raber and . . . Map (db m196523) HM
42West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Cheat Haven and Bruceton Railroad
On Cheat Lake Trail at Bunker Hill Road (County Road 71), on the right when traveling south on Cheat Lake Trail.
In 1912, the Cheat Haven and Bruceton Railroad was constructed along the Cheat River as a short connector line between the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Cheat Haven, Pennsylvania and the Kendall Lumber Company operations near Ice's Ferry, West . . . Map (db m178381) HM
43West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chief James H. Kennedy
On High Street (U.S. 119) south of Fayette Street, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m134322) HM
44West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chinquapin Oak
Near Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south.
This gnarled old tree, over five feet in diameter, is believed to be the third or fourth largest chinquapin oak in the world. The tree lost its top long ago, probably before 1900. The tree is hollow but still alive. The best estimates of its age . . . Map (db m177494) HM
45West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chitwood Hall
Near University Avenue north of College Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1893, this building was named for Oliver Perry Chitwood, West Virginia University Professor of History from 1907 to 1946. During that period, his textbook on American colonial history was used throughout the country. The building originally . . . Map (db m134295) HM
46West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Clean Water Comes To Morgantown — Interpreting History
Near Tyrone Road (County Road 75) 0.1 miles south of Quartz Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Residents Welcome Tibbs Run Water Tibbs Run did not supply water to the reservoir here until 1912. It did, however, serve as a public water source earlier. In 1889, the new Union Improvement Company (UIC) purchased 210 acres of land south . . . Map (db m173661) HM
47West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Clinton Cabin
On 4H Camp Road (County Route 76) 0.9 miles north of Goshen Road (County Route 77), on the left when traveling north.
Clinton Cabin is the only log cabin at Camp Muffly that is not an original settlers cabin. Constructed of logs cut from chestnut trees along Booth's Creek in Clinton District, Monongalia County, Clinton Cabin was built on this site in 1934. Wayne . . . Map (db m196393) HM
48West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Core Arboretum
On Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south on Monongahela Boulevard.
The Core Arboretum was part of the Krepps Farm until 1948, when West Virginia University purchased land for the Evansdale campus. The WVU Department of Biology manages the 91 acre arboretum as a place for research, study, exercise and quiet . . . Map (db m153674) HM
49West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Core Arboretum
Near Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south.
A typical dictionary definition states that an arboretum is "a place where trees and other plants are grown for purposes of science, education, and display." Most of the Core Arboretum is natural woodland. West Virginia University acquired the . . . Map (db m172813) HM
50West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Courthouse Square — Monongalia County
On Walnut Street (U.S. 119) west of High Street, on the left when traveling west.
Named for the Monongalia River, Monongalia County was established in 1776. With the formal recognition of the Mason-Dixon line in 1783, it was determined that the first meeting place of the county court actually fell within the borders of . . . Map (db m153672) HM
51West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dawn Redwood
Near Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south.
This unusual tree is a dawn-redwood, Metascquoia glyptostroboides. Like larches and baldcypresses, dawn-redwoods are cone-bearing trees that shed their leaves in the fall. Metasequoia was once thought to be an extinct genus of trees . . . Map (db m173234) HM
52West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dents Run Covered Bridge
On Fairmont Road (U.S. 19) at Sugar Grove Road (County Route 43), on the right when traveling south on Fairmont Road.
1.5 miles south; erected in 1889 by order of Monongalia County Court. Contract awarded to W. A. Loar with Edward W. Brand as superintendent. Stone abutments built by Loar at cost of $198, with wood framework constructed by Wm. and Joseph Mercer at a . . . Map (db m171425) HM
53West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Don Knotts — (July 21, 1924 - February 24, 2006)
On High Street (U.S. 119) south of Fayette Street, on the right when traveling south.
Don Knotts, a Morgantown native, began his career performing as a ventriloquist here at the historic Metropolitan Theatre. After graduating from Morgantown High School in 1942 and West Virginia University in 1948, his impressive comedic and . . . Map (db m194605) HM
54West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dunkard Sands
On Smithtown Road.
The Buffalo and Mahoning sandstones, the "Dunkard Sands" of the driller, are exposed in the road cuts and merge to form a great cliff at Raven Rock. They produce oil and natural gas in northern and western West Virginia.Map (db m73376) HM
55West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Easton Roller Mill
On Easton Mill Road (County Road 119/17) at Mileground Road (U.S. 119), on the right when traveling east on Easton Mill Road.
Steam driven grist mill, built ca. 1870 by Henry Koontz, could grind 120 bu. of grain daily. Stone burrs were replaced with iron rollers in 1894, improving output and quality, and representing peak technological development for a local flour mill. . . . Map (db m164464) HM
56West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Near University Avenue north of College Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
West Virginia University was chartered by an act of the Legislature on February 7, 1867 and was called the "Agricultural College of West Virginia." In 1868, the name was changed to "West Virginia University." As early as 1867, the liberal arts . . . Map (db m134284) HM
57West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Elizabeth Moore Hall
On University Avenue south of College Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Elizabeth Moore Hall Built in 1928 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134306) HM
58West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — F. Duke Perry Walkway
On Waterfront Place west of Don Knotts Boulevard (U.S. 119), in the median.
Walkway is named in honor of F. Duke Perry and is dedicated to honor his vision and leadership of the West Virginia University Foundation from 1999 through 2006. Under his guidance, the construction of One Waterfront Place served as the foundation . . . Map (db m195962) HM
59West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — First Methodist Protestant Church
On Spruce Street (U.S. 119) at Fayette Street, on the right when traveling north on Spruce Street.
First Methodist Protestant Church Founded 1830 Old Stone House Chestnut Street Cornerstone Laid September 7, 1907 Spruce and Fayette Streets Morgantown, West VirginiaMap (db m172507) HM
60West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — First Pottery / Old Iron Works
Near Walnut Street at West Virginia Route 7, on the right when traveling west.
First Pottery. The first pottery in West Virginia was founded here about 1785 and the making of pottery was important before 1800. John Scott, Jacob Foulk, John Thompson, and Francis Billingsley were among the first potters. Old Iron . . . Map (db m157691) HM
61West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Ford House
On Ford Street south of Caddell Street, on the right when traveling south.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134255) HM
62West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Fort Pierpont
On Old Cheat Road at Canyon Road on Old Cheat Road.
John Pierpont, Revolutionary soldier and the son-in-law of Zackquill Morgan, built a fort in 1769. Washington was his guest in 1784. Here was born Francis H. Pierpont, who played an important part in the formation of West Virginia.Map (db m117095) HM
63West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Fourth Ward School
On Eureka Drive south of Center Street, on the left when traveling south.
National Register of Historic Places Morgantown Historic Landmarks CommissionMap (db m199780) HM
64West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — From The Mountain — Dedicated May 14, 2010 — Sculptor: Burl Jones, DDS '66 —
On Alumni Drive east of University Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
West Virginia's rich traditions and culture nurtured an artistic sensibility in Burl Jones which enabled him to become one of the country's most respected bronze sculptors. Born near Charleston, Burl excelled in academics and athletics and . . . Map (db m173212) HM
65West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Garlow Building
On High Street (U.S. 119) south of Fayette Street, on the left when traveling south.
The historic Garlow Building Rebuilt following the Morgantown Fire of 1927Map (db m207151) HM
66West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — George Washington Stopped Here
On Old Cheat Road at Canyon Road (County Route 67) on Old Cheat Road.
One half mile north of this marker stood the house where George Washington stopped in September 1784 and conferred with leading men of this section “pursuing my inquiries respecting the navigation of the western waters”. Eager to . . . Map (db m117094) HM
67West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Grant Cabin
Near 4H Camp Road (County Route 76) 1 mile north of Goshen Road (County Route 77), on the left when traveling north.
In 1788 Joshua Low was given a land patent which included property near the mining village of Brady in Grant District, Monongalia County. In 1871 his grandson, also named Joshua, built what is now known as Grant Cabin on the land. He and his wife . . . Map (db m197308) HM
68West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Guthrie Loop Area
On Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) 0.1 miles south of Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south.
This lawn area was a farm field when WVU acquired it in 1948. By 1951, Biology Department faculty and graduate students began to plant trees and shrubs here for purposes of study and display. At first, the emphasis of the plantings was on . . . Map (db m172806) HM
69West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Honor Roll — 1941 - 1945 — Monongalia County —
On High Street south of Walnut Street (U.S. 119), on the right when traveling south.
Members of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in World War II [Names not listed]Map (db m134271) WM
70West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Hot Rod Hundley
Near Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Patteson Drive (West Virginia Route 705), on the right when traveling south.
For all that he was as an All-American basketball player at West Virginia University, there are many who believed "Hot" Rod Hundley could have been so much more. He was a self-made basketball player who played the game the way he wanted - which . . . Map (db m175962) HM
71West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Honor and Remembrance
On South High Street just south of Jefferson Court, on the right when traveling south.
In Honor and Remembrance of the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001 and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all AmericansMap (db m184852) WM
72West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Honor of Those Who Served
On Holland Avenue (U.S. 19) just west of West Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
In honor of those who servedMap (db m168727) WM
73West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory And Honor Of Those Who Served Their Country
On Summers School Road (County Road 70/3) at Summers Lane (County Road 81/3), on the right when traveling south on Summers School Road.
Arthur J. Murray Civil War • CPL. Rush C. Hatch, WWII • BM2 Ernest C. Hilling (NIN), WWII • PFC Foster A. Hilling, WWII • PVT Gaylord R. Hilling, Korean • PVT Robert Hilling, Korean • PFG Harold J. Hilling (Bubby), WWII • PFC . . . Map (db m173235) WM
74West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory of Jonathan Summers and Catherine — His Wife — 1846 - 1966 —
On Summers Memorial Church Road (County Road 76/4) 0.3 miles north of Halleck Road (County Road 87), on the left when traveling north.
Who on the 24th day of March 1846 gave the land on which this church is built to be used to erect a house for the worship of the Holy Creator, God, forever. This plaque is presented in memoriam by all who have found blessed salvation . . . Map (db m173502) HM
75West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory of Sarah Morgan — 1767 - 1791
On Collins Ferry Road (County Road 57) just north of Aspen Street, on the left when traveling north.
She was the little girl with her brother Stephen in the melon patch when her father, David Morgan had his famous fight with two Indians near Rivesville, W. Va. Apr. 1st 1779.Map (db m188244) HM
76West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Indian Park - Burrows Cemetery
On Collins Ferry Road (County Road 57) at Aspen Street, on the left when traveling north on Collins Ferry Road.
Once part of the Burris farm, site holds a limestone monument to Sarah Morgan Burrows (Burris) erected in 1910 to commemorate a raid on the Morgan homestead near Rivesville by Native Americans, during which her father, frontiersman and French and . . . Map (db m186184) HM
77West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — James K. Samuel, Jr.
Near Don Knotts Boulevard south of Waterfront Place, on the right when traveling south. Reported missing.
WVU College of Business & Economic 1989 - 1998 September 11, 2001 North Tower, World Trade Center Floor 92 Dedicated By Parents, Jim & Linda Samuel, Sister, Jennifer Agresto, Girlfriend, Jackie Curcio, Neice, Mikayla . . . Map (db m175869) HM
78West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Jerry West
On Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Gale Catlett Drive, on the right when traveling south on Monongahela Boulevard.
Jerry West, a native of Chelyan, W.Va., established 17 WVU records and led the Mountaineers to a mark of 61-12 during his career (1958-60) as West Virginia earned three straight NCAA berths and came within two points of winning the national . . . Map (db m175833) HM
79West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Joseph Snider
On Point Marion Road (U.S. 119) north of Pinehurst Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Born in Monongalia County in 1827, he was a delegate to the First and Second Wheeling Conventions and a member of the Restored Government of Virginia. Appointed colonel of the 7th WV Infantry in 1862, he was wounded at Fredericksburg. In late 1863, . . . Map (db m104396) HM
80West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Kerns Fort
On Arch Street at Dewey Street, on the right when traveling west on Arch Street.
This tablet marks the site of Kerns Fort erected at the beginning of Dunmores War 1774Map (db m134267) HM
81West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Korean Conflict Memorial
On High Street south of Walnut Street (U.S. 119), on the right when traveling south.
In honor of those citizens of Monongalia County who so bravely served the United States of America in the Korean ConflictMap (db m134273) WM
82West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174356) HM
83West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174357) HM
84West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive just west of Don Nehlen Drive, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174358) HM
85West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
84 Paul Bischoff • First Time All-American - 1952 66 Chuck Howley • Super Bowl V MVP • NFL All-Pro - 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970 75 Sam Huff • Pro Football Hall of Fame - 1982 • . . . Map (db m174360) HM
86West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
20 Russ Meredith • First Team All-American - 1922 12 Oliver Luck • NFL Executive • CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame - 2000 90 Darryl Talley • College Football Hall of Fame - . . . Map (db m174361) HM
87West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174362) HM
88West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
22 Avon Cobourne • WVU Career Rushing Leader - 1999-2002 • Four 1,000-Yard Rushing Seasons 48 Willie Drewrey • First-Team All-American - 1984 • Three WVU records for all-purpose/return yards . . . Map (db m174363) HM
89West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive just west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174364) HM
90West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
10 Steve Slaton • Consensus All-American - 2006 • Sugar Bowl MVP - 2006 5 Pat White • NCAA Career Rushing Record for Quarterbacks • Big East Offensive Player of the Year - 2007 37 Tom . . . Map (db m174365) HM
91West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
9 Major Harris • College Football Hall of Fame - 2009 • ECAC Player of the Year - 1988, 1989 11 Fred Wyant • Southern Conference Player of the Year - 1954 • 30-4 record as starting quarterback 42 . . . Map (db m174366) HM
92West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
32 Garrett Ford Sr. • Southern Conference Player of the Year - 1966 • First 1,000-yard rusher in school history Don Nehlen • College Football Hall of Fame - 2005 • Winningest Coach in WVU History (1980 - . . . Map (db m174367) HM
93West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
Near Medical Center Drive, 0.5 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m174368) HM
94West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
Bobby Bowden • College Football Hall of Fame - 2006 • WVU Head Football Coach (1970 - 75) 15 Jeff Hostetler • Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXV Champion • NFL . . . Map (db m174369) HM
95West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
32 Aaron Beasley • Consensus All-American - 1995 • Football News Defensive Player of the Year - 1995 6 Grant Wiley • Consensus All-American - 2003 • Big East Rookie of the Year - 2000 21 Ira Errett Rodgers • . . . Map (db m174370) HM
96West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west.
38 Joe Stydahar • Pro Football Hall of Fame - 1967 • College Football Hall of Fame - 1956 10 Marc Bulger • NFL Pro Bowl - 2004, 2007 • NFL Pro Bowl MVP - 2004 44 Jim . . . Map (db m174371) HM
97West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.2 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west. Reported permanently removed.
96 John Thornton • First Team All-American - 1998 • Played 10 Seasons in the NFLMap (db m211310) HM
98West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
On Medical Center Drive, 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Drive, on the left when traveling west.
96 John Thornton • First Team All-American - 1998 • Played 10 Seasons in the NFL 3 Stedman Bailey • Biletnikoff Semifinalist 2012 • WVU's single season (25) touchdown receptions leader • WVU's career . . . Map (db m211311) HM
99West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Liberty Island Tree
Near Monongahela Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Evansdale Drive, on the right when traveling south.
This tree is an offspring of a London plane tree growing on Liberty Island or nearby Ellis Island in New York Harbor. These islands are home to the Statue of Liberty and a famous immigrant processing facility. France presented the Statue of . . . Map (db m173098) HM
100West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Little Log Cabin
On 4H Camp Road (County Route 76) 1 mile north of Goshen Road (County Route 77), on the left when traveling north.
William H. Pyles built The Little Log Cabin on Pedlar Run in Clay District, Monongalia County, in 1834. He and his wife Catherine sold the property to Hosea Wade in 1840. Hosea and his wife Clarissa sold the property to John Wildman in 1841. In . . . Map (db m196643) HM

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