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Nutter Fort in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Nutter's Fort

 
 
Nutter's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Nutter's Fort Marker
Inscription.  Built by Thomas Nutter in 1772 after settlement two years earlier. Nutter was a captain in the Revolutionary Army and is buried here. Refugees from Hacker's Creek settlements came here during the Indian raids of 1779.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 15.46′ N, 80° 19.332′ W. Marker is in Nutter Fort, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Buckhannon Pike (West Virginia Route 20) and Thomas Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Buckhannon Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg WV 26301, 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. Clarksburg Defenses (approx. 1˝ miles away); "Stonewall" Jackson (approx. 1.7 miles away); Union Meetings (approx. 1.7 miles away); Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff (approx. 1.7 miles away); Clarksburg
Nutter's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Nutter's Fort Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Combat Wounded (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Immigrants (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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