“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Albright, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Preston County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Preston County, WV (116) Barbour County, WV (60) Grant County, WV (32) Monongalia County, WV (225) Taylor County, WV (51) Tucker County, WV (90) Garrett County, MD (161) Fayette County, PA (280)  PrestonCounty(116) Preston County (116)  BarbourCounty(60) Barbour County (60)  GrantCounty(32) Grant County (32)  MonongaliaCounty(225) Monongalia County (225)  TaylorCounty(51) Taylor County (51)  TuckerCounty(90) Tucker County (90)  GarrettCountyMaryland(161) Garrett County (161)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(280) Fayette County (280)
Kingwood is the county seat for Preston County
Albright is in Preston County
      Preston County (116)  
      Barbour County (60)  
      Grant County (32)  
      Monongalia County (225)  
      Taylor County (51)  
      Tucker County (90)  
      Garrett County, Maryland (161)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (280)  
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1 West Virginia, Preston County, Albright — Albright / Albright Family
Albright. In 1812, David Albright, a War of 1812 soldier, settled on Muddy Creek with his family. In 1821, he purchased 687 acres on the Cheat River. A bridge was built across the river in 1828 and the area was called Albrightsville. The name . . . Map (db m156310) HM
2 West Virginia, Preston County, Albright — Dunkard Bottom
Thomas Echarlin (Echarly) and two brothers settled here, 1784; first white men of record in Preston County. Brothers killed by Indians and cabin was burned. Site of National Guard Camp since 1909.Map (db m75142) HM
3 West Virginia, Preston County, Albright — Imagining an Iron Furnace in Operation — The River of Promise Trail —
Harrison Hagans opened the Virginia Iron Furnace you see here in 1854. Except during the Civil War, the furnace operated intermittently until 1888. Workers layered limestone, charcoal, and iron ore to forge pig iron that went into steel. A . . . Map (db m75121) HM
4 West Virginia, Preston County, Albright — Mt. Moriah Cemetery Veterans
Spanish American War John S. Martin Civil War Daniel H. Martin • Lewis Smith • Joel Titchnell • James Martin World War I Francis H. Ault • Solomon C. Burch • Guy Crane • Emory Ervin • . . . Map (db m169959) WM
5 West Virginia, Preston County, Albright — Old Iron Furnace Reported missing
Built by Harrison Hagans in 1852. This furnace and others were used to cast iron in frontier days. Early castings were made here for the Brandonville stove used by the early settlers west of the Ohio River.Map (db m169479) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024