“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 Coopers Rock State Forest, 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 (214) Marion County, WV (96) Preston County, WV (107) Taylor County, WV (50) Wetzel County, WV (13) Fayette County, PA (191) Greene County, PA (90)  MonongaliaCounty(214) Monongalia County (214)  MarionCounty(96) Marion County (96)  PrestonCounty(107) Preston County (107)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(191) Fayette County (191)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)
Morgantown is the county seat for Monongalia County
Coopers Rock State Forest is in Monongalia County
      Monongalia County (214)  
      Marion County (96)  
      Preston County (107)  
      Taylor County (50)  
      Wetzel County (13)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (191)  
      Greene County, Pennsylvania (90)  
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1West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Henry Clay Furnace
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
2West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Henry Clay Iron Furnace
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
3West Virginia (Monongalia County), Coopers Rock State Forest — Salt Sand
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
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Oct. 5, 2022