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Old 08-20-2009, 03:04 AM   #719
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Pratt - Kanawha Co

Located on Rt 61 (south side of the Kanawha River) about 5 miles west of Montgomery. Pop - 551.

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The marker for Pratt is listed as MIA, but I decided to go exploring. Sure enough, there was no marker along Rt 61, so I turned off into the town of Pratt. After circling a few of the main streets, I stopped by the Fire Station, where a few people were gathered in front talking. When I asked about the marker, one guy said, "Sure, I'll show you where it's at. It's down by the water pumping station." Cool. So, I followed him about 3 blocks to the pumping station, but did not see the marker. "Follow me," he said. We walked around back and there it was...... in the sign cemetery. It didn't appear to be badly damaged, but was taken down for some reason and left here to rot.

Historical Marker - Side #1

Same Marker - Side #2

Final resting place - behind the water pumping station in Pratt.
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