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Home > West Virginia > Cheat Neck vicinity > John Bly House, East side of County Road 857, just north of inters, Cheat Neck, Monongalia County, WV



B&W Photos
BWPhotos 381754
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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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