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Claysville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Revolutionary War Soldier

Was killed while defending Rice's Fort

 
 
A Revolutionary War Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, August 3, 2022
1. A Revolutionary War Soldier Marker
Inscription.  
The actual location of Rice's Fort is app. 5 miles from here and is considered by some to be the last battle of the Revolutionary War

George Philabaum

 
Erected 2021 by The George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, Washington, PA.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 6.511′ N, 80° 25.359′ W. Marker is in Claysville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Beham Ridge Road, half a mile south of East Finley Drive (Pennsylvania Route 231), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in McGuffey Community Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claysville PA 15323, 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. Rice's Fort (here, next to this marker); Montgomery House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert Barr (approx. 0.7 miles away); Claysville
A Revolutionary War Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, August 3, 2022
2. A Revolutionary War Soldier Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rice’s Fort (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claysville.
 
Rice's Fort Reconstruction image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, August 3, 2022
3. Rice's Fort Reconstruction
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 25, 2022