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Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fort Forman

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Fort Forman Marker
Inscription.  Frontier outpost, Capt. William Forman (Foreman), in 1777, led a company from this county to the relief of Fort Henry at Wheeling. He, two sons, and others were killed in an ambush by Native Americans at the "Narrows" near Moundsville.
 
Erected 2004 by West Virginia Division of Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 22.52′ N, 78° 44.301′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 28 and Buffalo Hollow Road on State Route 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Romney WV 26757, 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. Easton Family Homesite (approx. 2.4 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gilbert Proctor Miller (approx. 2 miles away); Hampshire County World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Romney / Early Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Hampshire County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson
Fort Forman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Fort Forman Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Site of Fort Forman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
3. Site of Fort Forman Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,243 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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