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McMechen in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Foreman Massacre

 
 
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
1. Forman Massacre Marker
Inscription. Near this spot occurred the massacre, by Indians, of Captain William Foreman and Twenty of his men on September 27th, 1777.
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This marker erected by Wheeling Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Erected by The Daughters of the American Revolution, Wheeling Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 58.696′ N, 80° 43.902′ W. Marker is in McMechen, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 250 and 21st Street, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 250. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMechen WV 26040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forman Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Harriet B. Jones (approx. 2 miles away); Benwood Mine Disaster (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Great Stone Viaduct (approx. 2.5 miles away in Ohio); Imperial Glass (approx. 2.5 miles away in Ohio); Willow Grove Mine (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); Colonel John H. Sullivan (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio).
 
Also see . . .
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
2. Forman Massacre Marker
 Account of the Foreman Massacre. Howe's History of Virginia, 1845, p. 369 (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Forman Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
3. Forman Massacre Marker
In front of Embers Lounge in McMechen, WVA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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