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John Bly House, East side of County Road 857, just north of intersection with Quarry Run Road, Cheat Neck, Monongalia County, WV

John Bly House, East side of County Road 857, just north of intersection with Quarry Run Road, Cheat Neck, Monongalia County, WV

 
 
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Summary

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.
Survey number: HABS WV-299
Building/structure dates: ca. 1852- ca. 1856 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1880- ca. 1900 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1930 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1940 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1990 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1920 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1975 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Bly, John
Triplett, Nathaniel
Meyer, Lauren, transmitter
Shelley, Robert, photographer
KCI Technologies, Incorporated, delineator
Parker, Margaret Bishop, historian
Walls, Gail Lin, historian
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Cheat Neck39.66979, -79.83227
Google Map of 39.6697916, -79.8322738
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