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Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beverly

 
 
Beverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
1. Beverly Marker
Inscription. Settled about 1753 by Robert Files and David Tygart. Files' family was massacred near by. Site of Westfall's Fort, 1774. In Mt. Iser Cemetery are the Union trenches and graves of Confederate soldiers killed in Battle of Rich Mountain.
 
Location. 38° 50.457′ N, 79° 52.508′ W. Marker is in Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the edge of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randolph Co Jail - 1813 (here, next to this marker); Robert Foyles & Family (a few steps from this marker); Beverly Public Square (a few steps from this marker); The First Campaign (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Beverly (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Beverly (a few steps from this marker); Blackman-Bosworth Store (a few steps from this marker); Occupied Beverly (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Town Square
The state marker for Beverly stands to the left, near the end of the fence. The memorial for the Robert Foyles family (and other events near Beverly) stands in the middle of an opening in the fence. The interpretive marker for the town square is in the middle, behind the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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