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Near Marlinton in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Edray

 
 
Edray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
1. Edray Marker
Inscription.  Site of early settlement and fort of Thomas Drinnon. Scene of attacks by Indians in 1774 and 1778. To the east, on the land of Jacob Warwick, stood Fort Clover Lick, garrisoned during the Revolutionary War by Augusta County militia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 38° 16.207′ N, 80° 5.549′ W. Marker is near Marlinton, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) and Back Mountain Road (County Route 1), on the left when traveling north on Seneca Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, 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. Big Lime (approx. half a mile away); Marlinton (approx. 3.3 miles away); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 3.3 miles away); Welcome to Pocahontas County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Frank and Anna Hunter House
Seneca Trail & Back Mountain Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
2. Seneca Trail & Back Mountain Rd (facing north)
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Natural History and Heritage (approx. 6 miles away); Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Huntersville (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marlinton.
 
Seneca Trail & Back Mountain Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
3. Seneca Trail & Back Mountain Rd (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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