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Near Moscow in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

On This Spot

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. On This Spot Marker
Inscription.  On This Spot. On September 18, 1781, Adam Poe and Andrew Poe while freeing white captives, engaged in combat with a war party of the Wyandott tribe and killed the sons of the Wyandott Chief.
 
Erected 1957 by donated by John E. Crawford, a descendant of the Poe Brothers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1904.
 
Location. 40° 32.756′ N, 80° 37.746′ W. Marker is near Moscow, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Ferndale Road (County Route 66/2), on the right when traveling north on State Route 2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland WV 26047, 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. Early Mills (a few steps from this marker); Village of Stratton Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 1.6 miles away in Ohio); Lest We Forget - Chief Logan (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); World Wars I & II Memorial
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By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. On This Spot Marker
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(approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Empire (approx. 2.6 miles away in Ohio); Logan Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hartford's Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Town (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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