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

Valley Head

 
 
Valley Head Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
1. Valley Head Marker
Inscription. In 1777, Indians killed Darby Connolly and several members of his family on Connolly Run. Other settlers were taken captive. At Indian Run in 1780, three members of surveying party under Jacob Warwick were killed by the Indians.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 32.838′ N, 80° 2.123′ W. Marker is in Valley Head, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) and Conley Run Road (County Route 64), on the right when traveling north on Seneca Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valley Head WV 26294, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Conley Graves (approx. 2 miles away); Big Lime (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mingo Flats (approx. 3.9 miles away); Camp Elkwater (approx. 5.6 miles away); Elkwater / Col. J. A. Washington (approx. 5.6 miles away); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 5.7 miles away); Webster County / Randolph County (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Headquarters (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valley Head.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Seneca Trail & Conely Run Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 12, 2010
2. Seneca Trail & Conely Run Rd (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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