“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Morgantown, 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 (186) Marion County, WV (91) Preston County, WV (76) Taylor County, WV (50) Wetzel County, WV (12) Fayette County, PA (147) Greene County, PA (74)  MonongaliaCounty(186) Monongalia County (186)  MarionCounty(91) Marion County (91)  PrestonCounty(76) Preston County (76)  TaylorCounty(50) Taylor County (50)  WetzelCounty(12) Wetzel County (12)  FayetteCountyPennsylvania(147) Fayette County (147)  GreeneCounty(74) Greene County (74)
Morgantown is in Monongalia County
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      Marion County (91)  
      Preston County (76)  
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      Wetzel County (12)  
      Fayette County, Pennsylvania (147)  
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1West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — "Clean Mountain Water" Not So Clean — Interpreting History
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
2West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — "The Hick House" — 1893 - 1904
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
3West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — 1911 School Bell
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
4West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — 1Lt Jacob "Jake" Fritz
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
5West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — MO1 — 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery
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
6West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — A Small Dam and a Big "Bowl" Meet the Need for Clean Water — Interpreting History
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
7West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Beacon
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
8West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia
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
9West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Boreman Hall South
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10West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Brooks Hall — West Virginia University
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
11West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Cheat Haven and Bruceton Railroad
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
12West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chief James H. Kennedy
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13West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chinquapin Oak
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
14West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Chitwood Hall
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
15West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Clean Water Comes To Morgantown — Interpreting History
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
16West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Core Arboretum
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
17West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Core Arboretum
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
18West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Courthouse Square — Monongalia County
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
19West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dawn Redwood
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
20West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dents Run Covered Bridge
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
21West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Dunkard Sands
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
22West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Easton Roller Mill
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
23West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
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
24West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Elizabeth Moore Hall
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
25West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — First Methodist Protestant Church
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
26West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — First Pottery / Old Iron Works
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
27West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Ford House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134255) HM
28West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Fort Pierpont
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
29West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — From The Mountain — Dedicated May 14, 2010 — Sculptor: Burl Jones, DDS '66 —
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
30West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — George Washington Stopped Here
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
31West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Guthrie Loop Area
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
32West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Honor Roll — 1941 - 1945 — Monongalia County —
Members of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in World War II [Names not listed]Map (db m134271) WM
33West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Hot Rod Hundley
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
34West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Honor and Remembrance
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
35West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Honor of Those Who Served
In honor of those who servedMap (db m168727) WM
36West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory And Honor Of Those Who Served Their Country
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
37West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory of Jonathan Summers and Catherine — His Wife — 1846 - 1966 —
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
38West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — In Memory of Sarah Morgan — 1767 - 1791
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
39West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Indian Park - Burrows Cemetery
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
40West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — James K. Samuel, Jr.
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
41West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Jerry West
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
42West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Joseph Snider
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
43West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Kerns Fort
This tablet marks the site of Kerns Fort erected at the beginning of Dunmores War 1774Map (db m134267) HM
44West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Korean Conflict Memorial
In honor of those citizens of Monongalia County who so bravely served the United States of America in the Korean ConflictMap (db m134273) WM
45West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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46West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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47West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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48West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
96 John Thornton • First Team All-American - 1998 • Played 10 Seasons in the NFLMap (db m174359) HM
49West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
50West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
51West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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52West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
53West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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54West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
55West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
56West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
57West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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58West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
59West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
60West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Legends
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
61West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Liberty Island Tree
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
62West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Lynch Chapel
NRHP [National Register of Historic Places] November 15 2006Map (db m172284) HM
63West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Martin Hall
Completed in 1870, Martin Hall is West Virginia University's oldest building. It was named for the Reverend Alexander Martin, the University's first president from 1867 to 1875. The building was extensively renovated in 1976-77.Map (db m134297) HM
64West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Mast of the Battleship West Virginia — 1923 - 1946
A tribute to her gallant crew and to all West Virginians who have served our country in the Armed ForcesMap (db m134301) WM
65West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Memorial Fountain
This fountain was originally located at Holy Rosary Parish in Clarksburg, WV and was utilized as a baptismal font from 1909 to 1984. When Holy Rosary Parish closed in 1984, the font was relocated to Mary Help of Christians Parish (St. Luke's Mission . . . Map (db m175649) HM
66West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Monongalia Arts Center
Built in 1913 and 1914 under the direction of U.S. Department of Treasury Supervising Architect Oscar Wenderoth and at a cost of $97,000, this cut stone and marble Neoclassical structure housed the U.S. Postal Service and federal agencies in . . . Map (db m183224) HM
67West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Monongalia County / Marion County
Monongalia County. Formed, 1776, from District of West Augusta. All or parts of 21 other counties, including three in Pennsylyania, were carved from it. Named for the Monongahela River, bearing an Indian name, which means the "River of . . . Map (db m173483) HM
68West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Monongalia County Courthouse
Monongalia County was established in 1776 from the Virginia District of West Augusta and named for the Monongahela River. When the Mason Dixon line was formally recognized in 1783, officials determined that the first meeting place of the county . . . Map (db m117097) HM
69West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Monongalia County War Memorial
In memory of Monongalia's sons “They fought for the freedom of others.” In memory of “Our Sons” who fought for the freedom of the world, 1917-1918 In memory of “Our Women” who sacrificed for the freedom of the world, 1917-1918 “In . . . Map (db m188265) WM
70West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Montani Semper Liberi
In memory of those 201st Infantry Veterans through our history from February 17, 1735 as frontier militia who defended their homes and families with honor through the George Washington campaign of 1754, the Braddock campaign of 1755, Battle of Point . . . Map (db m134319) HM
71West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Morgantown — Westover Bridge — Jones-Imboden Raid —
On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. “Grumble” Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported that they . . . Map (db m117118) HM
72West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Mountaineer Field — 1924-79 — West Virginia University —
The 35,000-seat Mountaineer Field was the home of West Virginia University football from 1924-79, and the Mountaineers held a 169-81-12 all-time record there. Athletic director Harry A. Stansbury authorized construction on the stadium at the . . . Map (db m179705) HM
73West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Mt. Tabor Baptist Church — Founded 1788
The Mt. Tabor Baptist Church was one of the earliest churches established in Monongalia County, VA. Revolutionary War Patriot Benjamin Wilson and his wife Eleanor donated an acre of land for the church and cemetery in 1803. The Works Progress . . . Map (db m186234) HM
74West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Newton Apple Tree — A Legacy To Continue
This apple tree (Malus domestica), Flower of Kent variety, is a direct descendant of the one that dropped that famous apple on Sir Isaac Newton, inspiring his theory of gravity. It grew from a sapling given to Senator John D. Rockefeller IV by . . . Map (db m175238) HM
75West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Norman Rossinow
Vice President Aon Corporation September 11, 2001 World Trade Center South Tower, 105th FloorMap (db m175829) WM
76West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Oglebay Hall
Oglebay Hall built in 1918 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134305) HM
77West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Old Iron Works
Iron furnaces were busy in Monongalia County at early date. At Rock Forge, Samuel Hanway started work, 1798, and on Cheat River, Samuel Jackson built a furnace. The latter plant, under the Ellicotts, worked 1200 men.Map (db m173065) HM
78West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Old Stone House
Oldest stone house in Monongalia County. By legend built by Jacob Nuze on original lot 25. Sold 1795 to tavern-keeper Henry Dering. Owned 1800 - 1813 by potters John Thompson and Jacob Foulk. Bought by Joseph Shackelford who operated a tanyard here . . . Map (db m64090) HM
79West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Orville Eberly Plaza
Honoring Orville Sebastian Eberly 1900-1983 Founder of The Eberly Foundation Uniontown, Pennsylvania Coal Industry Entrepreneur Geologist • Banker Community and Civic Leader Philanthropist Resident of Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m134279) HM
80West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Patrick Dunn
Commander, U.S. Navy September 11, 2001 PentagonMap (db m175854) WM
81West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism
Martin Hall, home of the Perley Isaac School of Journalism since 1953, was completed in 1870, three years after West Virginia University was chartered. The Reverend Alexander Martin, the University's first president, had an office in the building . . . Map (db m134292) HM
82West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Purinton House
Purinton House Built in 1904 - 1905 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m156325) HM
83West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Remnants of the Past: The Dam and Outlet Tower — Interpreting History
The Main Dam Keeps Water In… The dam you are standing on held back the water flowing into the reservoir. The crews mostly used materials found on site during construction. To help ensure strength and impermeability of the core and prevent . . . Map (db m174249) HM
84West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Rogers House
This property Rogers House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m171616) HM
85West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Sabraton Honor Roll
World War II List of names.Map (db m178050) WM
86West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Saint Francis De Sales Church
On the third day of March 2002, on the feast of St. Casimir, the people of the new Catholic community of Saint Francis De Sales, Morgantown, West Virginia, gathered at this site along with their Bishop, Bernard W. Schmitt, to break ground for . . . Map (db m178653) HM
87West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Seneca Glass Company
In 1891, a small group of glass-making artisans from Seneca County, Ohio, founded the Seneca Glass Company. For almost 100 years, Seneca Glass Company’s highly skilled craftspeople manufactured glassware and exquisitely etched lead crystal by hand, . . . Map (db m74624) HM
88West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Sergeant George A. Mitchell, Jr.
United States Army 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team April 7, 2003 Baghdad, IraqMap (db m176418) WM
89West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Shane Childers — Salt Rock, WV
First Lieutenant United States Marine Corps March 21, 2003 - South Iraq America's first casualty in "Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Killed in firefight while securing an oil platform in the first hours of the war.Map (db m175966) HM WM
90West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — SSG Anissa Shero
United States Air Force June 12, 2002 Band E Sardeh Dam, Afghanistan Operation Enduring FreedomMap (db m176344) WM
91West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — SSG Gene A. Vance, Jr.
WV Army National Guard Special Forces May 19, 2001 Shkin, Afghanistan Operation Enduring FreedomMap (db m176666) WM
92West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Stalnaker Hall
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93West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Stewart Hall
Stewart Hall (Old Library Building) Built in 1902 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m134307) HM
94West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — MO3 — Stewartstown
William Stewart settled here in 1771. Northeast was Fort Dinwiddie. Pioneer minister John Corbley, whose wife and three children were killed in 1782 Indian raid on Garard's Fort, founded Forks of Cheat Baptist Church here in 1775.Map (db m189510) HM
95West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Stewartstown Honor Roll
(Center Panel) World War II U.S. Army Robert Anderson • William Berkey • Gay Chipps • Richard Conn • William Cooper • Nick Corob • John Dolinar, III • Kenna Fields • John Frankenberry • William Frankenberry • Ralph . . . Map (db m189563) WM
96West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Strong Men and Horses Build the Basin — Interpreting History
Clearing the overgrowth from 28 acres for a reservoir here was a major undertaking in 1911. Men used hand saws and axes to cut and remove trees and surface growth. Teams of horses or oxen pulled away the debris and any usable timber. A small . . . Map (db m174012) HM
97West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — Sugar Maple
Between 1939 and 1960, it was fashionable to designate official state trees. Legislators in several states, including West Virginia, selected the graceful and sturdy sugar maple (Acer saccharum) to represent their states. Sugar maple has many . . . Map (db m175436) HM
98West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — The Ghost of a Train — From Rails to Trails
The rail-trail you are standing on today exists not only because trains because trains rumbled through here in the past, but because this corridor may be needed for trains in the future. In 1983, the U.S. Congress amended the National Trails System . . . Map (db m134251) HM
99West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — The Hough-Hall Family
This property was home to the Hough-Hall Family for 90 years, until 2005. Most recent owners were Evelyn Hough-Hall, French M. Hall and Terry W. Hall.Map (db m188279) HM
100West Virginia (Monongalia County), Morgantown — The Monongalia General Hospital
The bronze used in this statue was from the original plaques commemorating donations in the former two divisions of the hospital. This statue is donated to the Citizens of Monongalia County by Jack and Anne Ryan of Ryan Advisors, Inc., . . . Map (db m175694) HM

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