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Near Core in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Statler's Fort

 
 
Statler's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, April 27, 2022
1. Statler's Fort Marker
Inscription.  
John Statler built a fort here in 1770. In its vicinity a number of settlers were killed during raids in 1777 with eighteen men losing their lives the next year. Among those massacred was Statler's brother, Jacob.
 
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
 
Location. 39° 42.761′ N, 80° 8.262′ W. Marker is near Core, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is at the intersection of Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) and Forquer Drive, on the right when traveling west on Mason Dixon Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3860 Mason Dixon Highway, Maidsville WV 26541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Price Memorial Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Border Heroine (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Statler's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, April 27, 2022
2. Statler's Fort Marker
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Shanks Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Catawba War Path (approx. 1.7 miles away); The F-84F Thunderstreak (approx. 3.4 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Blacksville (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Core.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Mar. 29, 2023