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John Bly House, East side of County Road 857, just north of inters, Cheat Neck, Monongalia County, WV



B&W Photos

HB1297496
BWPhotos 381754

HB1297497
BWPhotos 381755

HB1297498
BWPhotos 381756

HB1297499
BWPhotos 381757

HB1297500
BWPhotos 381758

HB1297501
BWPhotos 381759

HB1297502
BWPhotos 381760

HB1297503
BWPhotos 381761

HB1297504
BWPhotos 381762

HB1297505
BWPhotos 381763

HB1297506
BWPhotos 381764

HB1297507
BWPhotos 381765

HB1297508
BWPhotos 381766

HB1297509
BWPhotos 381767

HB1297510
BWPhotos 381768

HB1297511
BWPhotos 381769

HB1297512
BWPhotos 381770

HB1297513
BWPhotos 381771

HB1297514
BWPhotos 381772


Item Title
BWPhotos 381772

Location
just north of inters, Cheat Neck vicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-299
Building/structure dates: 1852 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1880 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1990 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Significance: Constructed in the mid-nineteenth century, the John Bly House functioned as a stagecoach stop on the Morgantown and Uniontown Turnpike, a major link between Uniontown, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and Morgantown, West Virginia, and the predecessor to C.R. 857. The house also served as a physician's home, a post office and a grocery store during the ironworks boom in the region.

Subjects
Food Industry
Iron Industry
Postal Service


Related Names
Bly, John
Triplett, Dr. Nathaniel
Shelley, Robert, Photographer
KCI Technologies, Incorporated, Delineator
Parker, Margaret Bishop, Historian
Walls, Gail Lin, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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