Date of Award
College of Education
Type of Degree
Roy C. Woods
Preston County 1g ono of the important counties of the State of West Virginia. It borders on two state a, Pennsylvania and Maryland, and four counties of West Virginia, Tucker, Barbour, Taylor and Monongalia. Preston County was formed from Monongalia in 1818. It has an area of seven hundred square miles, being one of the larger counties of the state. It extends along the full eastern Maryland line, thirty-six miles and along the Mason and Dixon line, twenty-two miles. The first efforts to provide education were patterned after the schools in England. Also, included apprenticeships for orphans sent from the hospitals and from England. Later normal schools, teaching corps, levies and bond issues all come into play.
Education -- West Virginia -- Preston County -- History.
Preston County (W. Va.) -- History.
Ayersman, George P., "Educational development of Preston County" (1949). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 1414.