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Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Forman

 
 
Fort Forman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Fort Forman Marker
Inscription. Frontier outpost, Capt. William Forman (Foreman), in 1777, led a company from this county to the relief of Fort Henry at Wheeling. He, two sons, and others were killed in an ambush by Native Americans at the "Narrows" near Moundsville.
 
Erected 2004 by West Virginia Division of Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 22.52′ N, 78° 44.301′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 28 and Buffalo Hollow Road on State Route 28. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Romney WV 26757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hampshire County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Romney / Early Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Hampshire County Courthouse (approx. 2.5 miles away); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson (approx. 2.5 miles away); W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind (approx. 2.5 miles away); Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 2.5 miles away); Old Literary Hall (approx. 2.5 miles away); Romney In The Civil War (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Romney.
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Site of Fort Forman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Site of Fort Forman Marker
 
 
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