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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kingwood, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Preston County, WV (76) Barbour County, WV (41) Grant County, WV (32) Monongalia County, WV (186) Taylor County, WV (50) Tucker County, WV (58) Garrett County, MD (129) Fayette County, PA (147)  PrestonCounty(76) Preston County (76)  BarbourCounty(41) Barbour County (41)  GrantCounty(32) Grant County (32)  MonongaliaCounty(186) Monongalia County (186)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  TuckerCounty(58) Tucker County (58)  GarrettCountyMaryland(129) Garrett County (129)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(147) Fayette County (147)
Kingwood is in Preston County
      Preston County (76)  
      Barbour County (41)  
      Grant County (32)  
      Monongalia County (186)  
      Taylor County (50)  
      Tucker County (58)  
      Garrett County, Maryland (129)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (147)  
 
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1West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — “The Pines”Frontiers to Mountaineers Heritage Tourism
The home of Charles Clark and Persis Hagans McGrew was built in 1841, with additions in 1869. The building reflects the Federal and Italianate architectural styles and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. James McGrew . . . Map (db m34620) HM
2West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — James C. McGrew
Born in 1813, James McGrew was a Preston County businessman who served as a Pro-Union advocate in the Richmond Convention of 1861. His calls for Union loyalty helped create the statehood movement in WV. He served in the state's first legislatures . . . Map (db m172107) HM
3West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Kingwood
Named for grove of big trees. Southeast is Dunkard Bottom, settled by Thomas Eckarly, 1754. Near by during Indian raids in 1778 and 1788, many settlers were killed. Martin Wetzel and William Morgan, noted frontier scouts, had narrow escapes.Map (db m156321) HM
4West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Operation Desert Shield / Operation Desert Storm1990 - 1991
In appreciation of those Preston County service members who participated in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.Map (db m172717) WM
5West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Preston County Civil War Monument
In memory of the Soldiers & Sailors of Preston County. 1861-1865Map (db m172683) WM
6West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Preston County CourthouseFrontiers to Mountaineers Heritage Tourism
First settled in 1807, Kingwood was named for the grove of trees located where the courthouse now stands. On January 19, 1818, the Commonwealth of Virginia created Preston as its 35th county. Kingwood from its beginning has served as the territorial . . . Map (db m34619) HM
7West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Price's Tavern
Preston County was formed in the east upstairs bedroom of Price's Tavern in April, 1818, and named for James Patton Preston, governor of Virginia, 1816-1819. Tavern built prior to 1810, served as an inn until 1882.Map (db m34598) HM
8West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Priests Who Served The Catholic ChurchIn Kingwood, W. Va.
Patrick J. Browne 1914-16 Paul D. Othling 1917-33 Paul V. Helsley 1933-50 Joseph A. Brumfield 1950-80 Robert A. Perriello 1980-81 The Passionist Fathers 1981-Map (db m182684) HM
9West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — The Preston County Bell
In 1870, this bronze bell was cast at the Meneely Bell Foundry in West Troy, NY to mark the end of the United States Civil War. The rededication of this bell now marks the bicentennial of the creation of Preston County, . . . Map (db m172684) HM WM
10West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Veterans Memorial
Some Gave All Dedicated to all men and women who served their country and to those veterans who gave their lives in defense of freedom Veterans of Foreign Wars Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 826 and its Auxiliary November . . . Map (db m172756) WM
11West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — Vietnam Veterans MemorialWelcome Home Brothers and Sisters
Never again will one generation of Veterans abandon another In honor of all Preston County Vietnam Veterans who served during or remain missing in the Vietnam War All gave some - Some gave allMap (db m177408) WM
12West Virginia (Preston County), Kingwood — William G. Brown
Born in Kingwood, 1800. Served in Virginia House of Delegates and Congress before war. Delegate to 1850-51 constitutional convention. 1860 Democtratic convention, and 1861 Richmond convention. In 1860, he was again elected to Congress, and he was . . . Map (db m156326) HM
 
 
Jan. 28, 2022