Cheat Bridge in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Behind the Parapet
Such a fortification would provide protection from rifle and artillery fire. The original wall was reported to be more than ten feet high and eight feet thick at its base.
Erected by US Forest Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 37.358′ N, 79° 52.793′ W. Marker is in Cheat Bridge, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker can be reached from County Route 250/4 1.1 miles west of Route 250. Located in Fort Milroy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huttonsville WV 26273, 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. Guarding the Turnpike (within shouting distance of this marker); Astride the Road from Nowhere (within shouting distance of this marker); Cabin Remains (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheat Summit Fort (about 400 feet away); Shavers Fork (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cheat Summit Camp (approx. one mile away); Asa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail (approx. one mile away); Cheat Mountain (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheat Bridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.