Near Harvey in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Audley Paulís Fort
Erected 1999 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-48.)
Location. 37° 36.475′ N, 79° 36.925′ W. Marker is near Harvey, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Lee Highway (Route F055 Frontage Road) south of Plank Road (County Route 610), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Can be seen from I-81 northbound. The frontage road is former U.S. Route 11, which parallels the interstate between exits 168 and 175 (The Natural Bridge exit). Marker is in this post office area: Buchanan VA 24066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker Rockbridge County / Botetourt County (approx. one mile away); Natural Bridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Natural Bridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cartmill's Gap (approx. 4.3 miles away); Buchanan & The James River & Kanawha Canal (approx. 6.4 miles away); Buchanan Bridge (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wilson Warehouse (approx. 6.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker replaces a previous marker erected in 1934 with the same number and title that read “Near here stood the stockade fort of Captain Audley Paul, noted colonial frontier soldier. He served in the Sandy Creek Expedition against the Shawnees, 1786, at the Battle of Point Pleasant, 1774, and in repelling Indian raids. In 1761, the fort was crowded with settlersí families seeking protection against marauding Shawnees.”
Categories. • War, French and Indian • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.