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Near Moscow in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Spot

 
 
On This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. On This Spot Marker
Inscription.
On This Spot.
On September 18, 1781,
Adam Poe and Andrew
Poe while freeing
white captives,
engaged in combat
with a war party of
the Wyandott tribe
and killed the sons of
the Wyandott Chief.

 
Erected 1957 by donated by John E. Crawford, a descendant of the Poe Brothers.
 
Location. 40° 32.756′ N, 80° 37.746′ W. Marker is near Moscow, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Ferndale Road (County Route 66/2), on the right when traveling north on State Route 2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland WV 26047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Mills (a few steps from this marker); Lest We Forget - Chief Logan (approx. 2.5 miles away in Ohio); Logan Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hartford's Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Town (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ohio River / Ohio River (approx. 3.4 miles away); New Cumberland (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brickyard Bend (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
On This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. On This Spot Marker
View of historical monument situated next to state historical marker.
On This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
3. On This Spot Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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