Special Places

“Pringle Tree Park” – Upshur Co.

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“One of the most notable historic landmarks is the Pringle Tree Park; the current park marks the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies in Virginia, settled by Samuel and John Pringle in 1764. The brothers lived in a hollowed Sycamore tree for 3 years and eventually began a permanent settlement with other emigrants.”

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Explore Upshur County CVB’s “Pringle Tree Park” Website

    “The Pringle Brothers and the Sycamore Tree” – Jackson Brigade Memorial Service

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