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Weirton in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Holliday's Cove

 
 
Holliday's Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
1. Holliday's Cove Marker
Inscription. East was Fort Holliday, built in 1776. During the Revolution it was a supply depot for the Continental Army. From it Col. Swearingen led troops with ammunition to relieve Fort Henry at Wheeling when attacked by Indians in 1777.
 
Location. 40° 24.125′ N, 80° 35.331′ W. Marker is in Weirton, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Cove Road and Main Street (West Virginia Route 2), on the right when traveling west on Cove Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weirton WV 26062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hancock County / Brooke County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Three Springs Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ohio River Lock and Dam 10 Site (approx. 2.1 miles away in Ohio); Peter Tarr Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Steubenville's Dean Martin (approx. 2.4 miles away in Ohio); a different marker also named Peter Tarr Furnace (approx. 2.6 miles away); U.S.S. Maine (approx. 3.2 miles away in Ohio); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville (approx. 3.2 miles away in Ohio). Click for a list of all markers in Weirton.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Holliday's Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
2. Holliday's Cove Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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