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Fort Ashby in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Ashby

 
 
Fort Ashby Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Fort Ashby Marker
Inscription. Fort Ashby, one in the chain of Indian forts built by George Washington, 1755. sharp fighting here 1756. in 1794, troops under Gen. Daniel Morgan camped here on their way to suppress Whiskey Rebellion. Fort restored by W.P.A., 1939.
 
Erected 1966 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Whiskey Rebellion, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.311′ N, 78° 45.923′ W. Marker is in Fort Ashby, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is on Green St., on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Ashby WV 26719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Discovery Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Ashby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Sellers (approx. 5.1 miles away); Wire Bridge Engagement (approx. 6.1 miles away); Camp Washington (approx. 6.1 miles away); Brady's Crossing (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland); Jane Frazier (approx. 8.4 miles away in Maryland); Michael Cresap (approx. 8.6 miles away in Maryland). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Ashby.
 
Also see . . .
Fort Ashby Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Fort Ashby
 Fort Ashby - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Ashby Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
3. Fort Ashby
Built 1755
by order
Colonel George Washington
Restored 1939
Works Progress Administration
sponsors
Mineral County Court
Potomac Valley Chapter NSDAR
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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