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Glen Ferris

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This small community at the Falls of the Kanawha occupies a strategic site where early travelers could transfer from land to waterborne transportation. In the 1830s Joseph Martin proclaimed that the falls afforded “the finest water power to propel machinery of any perhaps in Virginia.”

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Glen Ferris", [Glen Ferris, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-FY29.

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