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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Dunkard Creek

Eckerlin Brothers Settlement at Dunkard Bottom

The Eckerlin Brothers settled briefly on the waters of Dunkard Creek, a tributary of the Monongahela River that bears the name of their faith.

The Eckerlins entered into vast forests never seen by Europeans
A historic marker along the Cheat River recalls the settlement of Dunkards in the mid-1700s.

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