Fort Gay in Wayne County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts or Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 7.032′ N, 82° 35.642′ W. Marker is in Fort Gay, West Virginia, in Wayne County. Marker is on Court Street (West Virginia Route 37) east of Vancouver Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Court Street, Fort Gay WV 25514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fort Gay Lock and Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Gay Toll Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick M. VinsonCounty Named, 1821 (approx. half a mile away in Kentucky); Vancouver’s Fort (approx. half a mile away in Kentucky); Revolutionary War Soldier's Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Bishop (approx. 0.8 miles away in Kentucky); Pioneer Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Gay.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Fort Gay. (Submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.