Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Robert Foyles & Family
Robert Foyles & Family, killed by indians 1753, half mi. s.
settlement of David Tygart, 2 mi. s. near bridge.
First English settlers west of Alleghenies.
Westfalls Fort, built 1774, half mi. s.
Battle of Rich Mountain, 5 mi. w. July 11, 1861.
Gen. Geo. B. McClellan commanding Federals. Maj.
John Pegram, Confederates, lasted 3 1/2 hrs., between
Gen. Rosencrans with four regiments assisted by Col.
Lauder, and Capt. J.A. DeLaguel with 310 soldiers.
Erected by Elkins Rotary Club and Citizens of Beverly.
Location. 38° 50.451′ N, 79° 52.51′ W. Marker is in Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beverly Public Square (here, next to this marker); Beverly (a few steps from this marker); Randolph Co Jail - 1813 (a few steps from this marker); Blackman-Bosworth Store The First Campaign (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Beverly (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Beverly (a few steps from this marker); Beverly Bank (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Beverly.
Also see . . . The Beginning of Beverly. Page from the Historic Beverly web site. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.