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Maidsville in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Catawba War Path

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
1. Catawba War Path Marker
Inscription. Warrior Branch of the Great Catawba Indian War Path. Here are located the three crossings of Dunkard Creek by Mason and Dixon. Here the Chief of the Six Nations Indians declared that he "would not proceed one step further." Here hostile Shawnees and Delaware Indians ordered them to stop. The Mason-Dixon survey ended on the next high ridge on Brown's Hill.
 
Erected 1971 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 43.039′ N, 80° 6.39′ W. Marker is in Maidsville, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Buckeye Road (West Virginia Route 39) 0.7 miles east of Mason Dixon Highway (West Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maidsville WV 26541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Catawba War Path (approx. 0.4 miles away); Border Heroine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Statler's Fort (approx. 1.7 miles away); Monongalia County/Pennsylvania (approx. 2.4 miles away); Blacksville (approx. 5.4 miles
Catawba War Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
2. Catawba War Path Marker
away); Greene County Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 5.7 miles away); Scotts Run/The First Shack (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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