Near Mechanicsburg in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Fort Mill Ridge Trenches
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 39° 19.599′ N, 78° 47.802′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsburg, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is on Fort Mill Ridge Road just east of Core Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Fort Mill Ridge, Romney WV 26757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Control of the Mechanicsburg Gap (approx. ¼ mile away); The Civil War in the South Branch Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Construction of Fort Mill RidgeAbandonment of Fort Mill Ridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Mill Ridge (approx. ¼ mile away); The Central Redoubt (approx. ¼ mile away); Interior of the Central Redoubt (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ditch as a Second Line of Defense (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.