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Beech Bottom in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beech Bottom Fort

 
 
Beech Bottom Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Beech Bottom Fort Marker
Inscription.
Near here stood Beech Bottom
Fort, which was with Fort Pitt
and Fort Henry in the group
of posts guarding the western
borders during the Revolution
and its attendant Indian wars.
Troops from Fort Pitt helped
garrison this important fort.

 
Location. 40° 13.62′ N, 80° 39.181′ W. Marker is in Beech Bottom, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south on State Route 2. Click for map. This historic marker is located on the opposite side of the highway from the Ohio River, on a small traffic island, across the street from a small community park and playground. Marker is in this post office area: Beech Bottom WV 26030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethany Turnpike Tunnels (approx. 3.1 miles away); Waugh Flour Mills (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brooke County/Ohio County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Isaac Duvall and Company (approx. 3.4 miles away); Wellsburg (approx. 3.4 miles away); Wellsburg Wharf (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Connection (approx. 3.6 miles away); Patrick Gass (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Beech Bottom Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Beech Bottom Fort Marker
View of the historic marker situated on a traffic island, looking south along state route 2, with a community park/playground in the left background.
Beech Bottom Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Beech Bottom Fort Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along state route 2.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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