This historic old map of Morgantown, West Virginia was created in 1897 by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler, a prominent 19th century cartographer. The map shows a bird’s eye view of Morgantown as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include West Virginia University, Peabody Hotel, Franklin Hotel, Lough Brothers Carriage Works, Seneca Glass Company, Morgantown Planning Mill, The Monongahela Textile Company, Victor Elevator & Mill Company, Tygard Manufacturing Company, Morgantown Roller Flour Mill, the B&O Railroad Station and more.

This historic map of Morgantown, WV has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the map are available here.

Bird’s Eye View of Morgantown, West Virginia in 1897

This historic map of Morgantown will make an attractive addition to your office, library, or den and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy.