“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 Pruntytown, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Taylor 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> Taylor County, WV (51) Barbour County, WV (59) Harrison County, WV (64) Marion County, WV (99) Monongalia County, WV (225) Preston County, WV (116)  TaylorCounty(51) Taylor County (51)  BarbourCounty(59) Barbour County (59)  HarrisonCounty(64) Harrison County (64)  MarionCounty(99) Marion County (99)  MonongaliaCounty(225) Monongalia County (225)  PrestonCounty(116) Preston County (116)
Grafton is the county seat for Taylor County
Pruntytown is in Taylor County
      Taylor County (51)  
      Barbour County (59)  
      Harrison County (64)  
      Marion County (99)  
      Monongalia County (225)  
      Preston County (116)  
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1 West Virginia, Taylor County, Pruntytown — First Taylor County Jail
This is the site of the first Taylor County Jail. After the formation of Taylor County on January 19th, 1844, Pruntytown was named the county seat. A room in the home of Abraham Williams was leased for $1 a month and used as the first jail in . . . Map (db m74924) HM
2 West Virginia, Taylor County, Pruntytown — Industrial School for Boys
The West Virginia Industrial School for Boys was established in 1889 by an act of the Legislature and was formally opened July 21, 1891 for the purpose of training boys commited to the Institution by the courts of West Virginia.Map (db m74923) HM
3 West Virginia, Taylor County, Pruntytown — John Barton Payne
To the north stood the birthplace of John Barton Payne (1855–1935), Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of President Woodrow Wilson. From 1921 until his death in 1935, he was chairman of the American Red Cross.Map (db m74933) HM
4 West Virginia, Taylor County, Pruntytown — Pruntytown
Settled by John and David Prunty about 1798. It was county seat, 1844 to 1878. Site of old Rector College. Birthplace of John Barton Payne, Secretary of Interior under Wilson, and head of the American Red Cross.Map (db m74929) HM
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Mar. 4, 2024