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Rock in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Mitchell Clay

 
 
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By Roger Miller, May 30, 2018
1. Mitchell Clay Marker
Inscription. Here Mitchell Clay settled in 1775. Eight years later Indians killed two of his children and captured his son Ezekiel. Pursuers killed several of the Indians but the boy was taken into Ohio and burned at the stake.
 
Erected 1974.
 
Location. 37° 24.311′ N, 81° 8.613′ W. Marker is in Rock, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 10, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock WV 24747, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McNutt House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Princeton (approx. 3˝ miles away); American Revolution Bicentennial Bell (approx. 3˝ miles away); Richard Blankenship (approx. 3˝ miles away); Battle of Pigeon's Roost (approx. 3.7 miles away); Battle of Clark’s House (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Birth of Pinnacle Rock State Park (approx. 10 miles away); Pinnacle Rock (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Mitchell Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, May 30, 2018
2. Mitchell Clay Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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