Fort Ashby in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1966 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 39° 30.311′ N, 78° 45.923′ W. Marker is in Fort Ashby, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is on Green St., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Ashby WV 26719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Discovery Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Ashby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort SellersSallie Pollock-Cook-High (approx. 5.7 miles away in Maryland); Pvt James D. Pollock (approx. 5.7 miles away in Maryland); Wire Bridge Engagement (approx. 6.1 miles away); Camp Washington (approx. 6.1 miles away); Brady's Crossing (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Ashby.
Also see . . . Fort Ashby - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.