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McMechen in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Foreman Massacre

 
 
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
1. Forman Massacre Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot occurred the massacre, by Indians, of Captain William Foreman and Twenty of his men on September 27th, 1777.
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This marker erected by Wheeling Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Erected by The Daughters of the American Revolution, Wheeling Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 58.696′ N, 80° 43.902′ W. Marker is in McMechen, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 250 and 21st Street, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 250. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMechen WV 26040, 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. Forman Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Harriet B. Jones (approx. 2 miles away); Benwood Mine Disaster (approx.
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
2. Forman Massacre Marker
2.4 miles away); The Great Stone Viaduct (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Imperial Glass (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Willow Grove Mine (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); Colonel John H. Sullivan (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio).
 
Also see . . .  Account of the Foreman Massacre. Howe's History of Virginia, 1845, p. 369 (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
3. Forman Massacre Marker
In front of Embers Lounge in McMechen, WVA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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