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Near Blacksville in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Statler's Fort

 
 
Statler's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
1. Statler's Fort Marker
Inscription.  John Statler built a fort here in 1770. In its vicinity a number of settlers were Indian victims in 1777 and 18 white men lost their lives the next year. Later Statler himself and companions were massacred.
 
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesNative Americans.
 
Location. 39° 42.761′ N, 80° 8.261′ W. Marker is near Blacksville, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7) 0.4 miles west of Mooresville Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksville WV 26521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Border Heroine (approx. 1.1 miles away); Catawba War Path (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Catawba War Path (approx. 1.7 miles away); Blacksville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Monongalia County/Pennsylvania (approx. 4.1 miles
Statler's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
2. Statler's Fort Marker
away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 4.1 miles away); Greene County Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Scott’s Run Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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