Preston County / Pennsylvania

Preston County / Pennsylvania (HM1EYN)

Location: Bruceton Mills, WV 26525 Preston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 43.269', W 79° 29.239'

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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.

Pennsylvania. Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1681 by Charles II. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement Philadelphia. Early settlements had been made by Swedes in 1838. It was one of the thirteen original colonies.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 629648 N 4397902
Decimal Degrees39.72115000, -79.48731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.269', W 79° 29.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 16.14" N, 79° 29' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24614 N Preston Hwy, Bruceton Mills WV 26525, US
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