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WEST VIRGINIA (MERCER COUNTY)
"The Mountain State" -- western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scotch-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
West Virginia Historic Commission, 1968