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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Point Pleasant

 
 
Point Pleasant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
1. Point Pleasant Marker
Inscription. Fort Blair was built here in 1774 and later Fort Randolph, the center of Indian activities, 1777-1778. Here are graves of "Mad Anne" Bailey, border scout, and Cornstalk, Shawnee chief, held hostage and killed here in 1777.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 50.383′ N, 82° 8.401′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker located near the Point Pleasant Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); Ann Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Point Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Cornstalk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Andrew Lewis (about 300 feet away); Point Pleasant Battle (about 300 feet away); The Magazine (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 39 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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