Near Proctor in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain John Baker in 1784.
Rendezvous of scouts along
Indian war path from Muskingum
Valley into Virginia. Near by are
buried Captain Baker, John
Wetzel, and others killed by
Indians in 1787.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 48.178′ N, 80° 49.085′ W. Marker was near Proctor, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker was on West Virginia Route 2 south of Woodland and Graysville Road (County Route 27), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the side of the highway, opposite the Ohio River, a short distance south of where the highway crosses Fish Creek. Marker was in this post office area: Proctor WV 26055, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. George Rogers Clark (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Zachary Taylor (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Cedar Curve Cemetery / Funerals in the Early 1800s (approx. 3.6 miles away); Powhatan Point (approx. 4.1 miles away in Ohio); George Washington The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point / Powhatan Disaster, 1944 (approx. 4.3 miles away in Ohio); Frederick Kindelberger Stone House and Barn (approx. 5.1 miles away in Ohio); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Proctor.
Also see . . . Generation One of the John Baker Family. This is a link to information on the Baker Family that also provides additional information on Baker's Station. (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.