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Oak Flat in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Seybert

 
 
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By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
1. Fort Seybert Marker
Inscription. Fort Seybert, strong frontier post with blockhouse, cabins, and stockade, surrendered to the Indians after three-day siege in 1758. Twenty of the prisoners were massacred and the others were carried into captivity. (Site 2 Mi. North)
 
Location. 38° 39.5′ N, 79° 12.868′ W. Marker is in Oak Flat, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Sweedlin Valley Road (County Road 3), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brandywine WV 26802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Murder of Ambrose Meadows (approx. 4.9 miles away); Rockingham County / West Virginia (approx. 6 miles away in Virginia); McCoy House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Franklin (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Devonian Shale (approx. 7 miles away); Confederate Prayer Service (approx. 7.6 miles away); Trout Rock (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Fort Seybert Massacre. (Submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Fort Seybert Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 22, 2011
2. Fort Seybert Marker
Fort Seybert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
3. Fort Seybert Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 25, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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