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Brooke County Historical Marker


Location of sign - Located on old Highway 2 in downtown Weirton, West Virginia


Photo taken -  September 2007


Brooke County Historical Marker, West Virginia

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne


Text of sign:

Brooke County


Formed in 1797 from Ohio Co.  Named for Robert Brooke, who was governor of Virginia in 1794-1796.  Alexander Campbell

here founded the Christian Church and established a college.  First Grimes Golden apple tree in this county.


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