“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cheat Lake, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Monongalia County, WV (213) Marion County, WV (96) Preston County, WV (106) Taylor County, WV (50) Wetzel County, WV (13) Fayette County, PA (189) Greene County, PA (90)  MonongaliaCounty(213) Monongalia County (213)  MarionCounty(96) Marion County (96)  PrestonCounty(106) Preston County (106)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(189) Fayette County (189)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)
Morgantown is the county seat for Monongalia County
Cheat Lake is in Monongalia County
      Monongalia County (213)  
      Marion County (96)  
      Preston County (106)  
      Taylor County (50)  
      Wetzel County (13)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (189)  
      Greene County, Pennsylvania (90)  
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1West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Fueling a Community: The Henry Clay Iron Furnace
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
2West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Ice’s Ferry
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
3West Virginia (Monongalia County), Cheat Lake — Site of the Birthplace of David Adam IceAugust 5, 1767 — July 5, 1851
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
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Sep. 29, 2022