Near Moscow in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
On This Spot
On September 18, 1781,
Adam Poe and Andrew
Poe while freeing
engaged in combat
with a war party of
the Wyandott tribe
and killed the sons of
the Wyandott Chief.
Erected 1957 by donated by John E. Crawford, a descendant of the Poe Brothers.
Location. 40° 32.756′ N, 80° 37.746′ W. Marker is near Moscow, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Ferndale Road (County Route 66/2), on the right when traveling north on State Route 2. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland WV 26047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Mills (a few steps from this marker); Lest We Forget - Chief Logan (approx. 2.5 miles away in Ohio); Logan Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hartford's Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Town (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ohio River / Ohio River (approx. 3.4 miles away); New Cumberland (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brickyard Bend (approx. 3.4 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian •
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