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Upper Tract in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Upper Tract

 
 
Fort Upper Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2010
1. Fort Upper Tract Marker
Inscription. Site of Fort Upper Tract, one of the forts erected under Washington's orders to guard the settlements. In 1758, Indians captured and burned it. Captain James Dunlap and 21 others were killed. No one escaped.
 
Location. 38° 47.257′ N, 79° 16.925′ W. Marker is in Upper Tract, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 220 just north of Schmucker Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Tract WV 26866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smoke Hole (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Smoke Hole (approx. 2.2 miles away); Eagle Rocks (approx. 2.6 miles away); Smoke Hole Cave (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. George’s Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); 10th Mountain Division (approx. 5.9 miles away); More Than One Way Up (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sites Homestead (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Tract.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Upper Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2010
2. Fort Upper Tract Marker
Photo taken looking south on U.S. Route 220.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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