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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fort Robinson

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
1. Fort Robinson Marker
Inscription. Near here stood the blockhouse built by Captain Isaac Robinson in 1794. Indians attacked the fort soon after its erection but the little garrison drove them away. Robinson spent 12 years as an Indian captive and was a noted border scout.
 
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 54.82′ N, 82° 6.904′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on Ohio River Road (West Virginia Route 62) just west of Airport Road (Local Road 62/4), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grandma Gatewood (approx. 2.2 miles away in Ohio); Kellian V. Whaley (approx. 2.9 miles away); “Mark Twain” Family (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Silver Bridge Disaster (approx. 3.7 miles away in Ohio); Silver Bridge Eye-Bar (approx. 3.7 miles away in Ohio); Dr. Jesse Bennett (approx. 4.7 miles away); Early Graves (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Fort Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2018
2. Fort Robinson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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