Monongahela, an approximation of a native word meaning “falling banks”, refers to the instability of the Monongahela Rivers banks. The river flows through Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This photograph shows the Monongahela River in Mograntown. Morgantown, the home of West Virginia University, is the largest town in North-Central West Virginia.
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Monongahela RIver (W. Va and Pa.); Rivers--West Virginia; Cities and towns -- West Virginia -- Morgantown;
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Smolski, Chet, "Morgantown: Monongahela River" (1981). Browse All. 576.
cityscape, waterfront, downtown, Monongahela River