Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Foyles & Family

 
 
Robert Foyles & Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
1. Robert Foyles & Family Marker
Inscription.
This Stone Commemorates:
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.
Confederates defeted.


 
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
Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
2. Town Square
The state marker for Beverly stands to the left, near the end of the fence. The memorial for the Robert Foyles family (and other events near Beverly) stands in the middle of an opening in the fence. The interpretive marker for the town square is in the middle, behind the memorial.
(a few steps from this marker); 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, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement