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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Kerns Fort

 
 
Kerns Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 24, 2019
1. Kerns Fort Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet marks the site of
Kerns Fort
erected at
the beginning of Dunmores War
1774

 
Erected 1927 by Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 39° 37.522′ N, 79° 56.984′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is at the intersection of Arch Street and Dewey Street, on the right when traveling west on Arch Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Dewey Street, Morgantown WV 26501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Iron Works (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Ward Elementary School (approx. ¼ mile away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different
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marker also named Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zackwill Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Methodist Protestant Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rogers House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Kerns Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 24, 2019
2. Kerns Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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