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Lockwood in Nicholas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Morris Massacre

 
 
Morris Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
1. Morris Massacre Marker
Inscription.  

Scene of massacre, 1792, of daughters of Henry Morris, early settler and son of first permanent settler in Great Kanawha Valley. Graves of Henry Morris and the Indian victims may be seen from the road.
 
Erected 2019 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 38° 15.467′ N, 81° 1.717′ W. Marker is in Lockwood, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Turnpike Road (West Virginia Route 39) east of Euclid Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belva WV 26656, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North and South (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pioneer School (approx. 4.8 miles away); Zoar Baptist Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Keslers Cross Lanes / First County Court
Morris Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
2. Morris Massacre Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Cross Lanes Battle (approx. 5.4 miles away); Kesslers Cross Lanes (approx. 5.7 miles away); Journey's End (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Morris Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
3. Morris Massacre Marker
Morris Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
4. Morris Massacre Marker
A nearby photo of Henry Morris' gravestone image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
5. A nearby photo of Henry Morris' gravestone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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