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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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