Monongalia County / Preston County

Monongalia County / Preston County (HM1KL5)

Location: Bruceton Mills, WV 26525 Preston County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.521', W 79° 47.046'

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Monongalia County


Formed, 1776, from District of West Augusta. All or parts of 21 other counties, including three in Pennsylvania, were carved from it. Named for the Monongahela River, bearing an Indian name, which means the "River of Caving Banks."


Preston County



Formed from Monongalia in 1818 and named for James Preston, 13th governor of Virginia. Here is model Federal homestead project, sponsored by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President.
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HM NumberHM1KL5
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe West Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 604305 N 4390581
Decimal Degrees39.65868333, -79.78410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.521', W 79° 47.046'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 31.26" N, 79° 47' 2.76" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 61 County Rte 73/73, Bruceton Mills WV 26525, US
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