Place:Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, United States


Coordinates39.342°N 80.02°W
Located inTaylor, West Virginia, United States
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Grafton is a city in, and county seat of, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 5,164 at the 2010 census. The only two national cemeteries in West Virginia are located in Grafton. Mother's Day was founded in Grafton on May 10, 1908; the city is the home to the International Mother's Day Shrine. Grafton was one of the first places to observe Memorial Day in the United States.[1] Grafton is a junction point for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; the southwestern line wends its way to Clarksburg while the northwestern line runs through Fairmont then to Morgantown; to the East lies Piedmont, where it joins the old Piedmont and Cumberland Railway.

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