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

Enterprise

 
 
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By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
1. Enterprise Marker
Inscription.  Nearby is the Mclntire blockhouse, built in 1773, another of the outposts established as protection against the Indians. Here are the graves of many early settlers, including those of John McIntire and wife, both victims of the Indians.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 39° 25.365′ N, 80° 16.663′ W. Marker is in Enterprise, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on Hood Avenue (U.S. 19) 0.2 miles south of Enterprise Road (County Road 19/2), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3272 Hood Ave, Enterprise WV 26568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bathsheba Bigler Smith (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary Graves (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Jacob Bigler and Elisha Griffith
Enterprise Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, July 10, 2021
2. Enterprise Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrison County / Marion County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Big Elm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Granville Davisson Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Enterprise.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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