We found this map in the Library of Congress archives and it shows what Clarksburg looked like in 1898.

It’s actually pretty cool:

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Take a closer look:

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It also features several close-ups drawings of buildings in the town

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Including the old courthouse…

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Check out the full map of Clarksburg at the Library of Congress!

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