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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Magazine

 
 
The Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
1. The Magazine Marker
Inscription. [Top Inscription on Marker]
Dedicated to those militiamen who were
buried in the magazine and the surrounding battlefield
on OCTOBER 11, 1774

Col. Charles Lewis, Col. John Field, Capt. Thomas Buford,
Cpt. Robert McClenachan, Capt. John Murray, Cpt. James Ward,
Capt. Samuel Wilson, Lt. Hugh Allen, Lt. Charles Cameron,
Lt. Edward Goldman, Lt. David Laird, Lt. William McCutcheon,
Lt. Samuel Vance, Ens. Samuel Baker, Ens. Matthew Bracken,
Ens. Jonathan Cundiff, George Cameron, Samuel Corley,
James Crolwey, John Dinwiddie, Joseph Hughes,
James Mooney, Hugh O'Guillion,Jerrard Trotter,
Marck Williams, John Frogg, Sutler
and
the unknown

[Bottom Inscription on Marker]
"The Magazine"

Used for the storage of gun powder, food, grain, etc.
After the battle it was used to entomb the body of
Col. Charles Lewis and others who died in the battle.

 
Erected by The Gordon C. & Mildred R. Jackson Foundation and The Point Pleasant Chapter Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 
The Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
2. The Magazine Marker
View of the top inscription on this historical marker.
50.338′ N, 82° 8.454′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles from 1st Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is just one of several historical markers that are situated at the Point Pleasant Battlefield State Park, in downtown Point Pleasant, West Virginia. The park itself is located on the east side of the Kanawha River at the point of its confluence with the Ohio River. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Andrew Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); French Leaden Plate (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Pleasant Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ann Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Cornstalk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Virginia (Mason County) (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Point Pleasant. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 13, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
The Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
3. The Magazine Marker
View of the bottom inscription on this historical marker.
 

2. Lord Dunmore's War. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 13, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Tu-Endie-Wei Point Pleasant Battlefield Monument. The Magazine Marker is located at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park. Visit this link to find dates for special walks conducted this summer (2009) – 'Battle Remembered'. (Submitted on July 22, 2009, by Sissie Summers of Charleston, West Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
The Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
4. The Magazine Marker
View of the historical marker, situated in the Point Pleasant Battlefield State Park, with a view of the Kanawha River flowing into the Ohio River in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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