Near Franklin in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Trout Rock Fort
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, French and Indian • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1756.
Location. 38° 36.197′ N, 79° 22.267′ W. Marker is near Franklin, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 220, 0.1 miles east of Powder Mill Road (County Route 220/8), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin WV 26807, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Destruction of Saltpeter Works (a few steps from this marker); Jackson's Prayer Service Devonian Shale (approx. 1.9 miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); McCoy House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Franklin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Stone Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,224 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.