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Near Peterstown in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Woods’ Fort

 
 
Woods’ Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
1. Woods’ Fort Marker
Inscription. This defense, erected, 1775, by Captin Michael Woods, was of importance during Lord Dunmoore’s War. Troops from here were engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant next year and later were with George Rogers Clark.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 37° 25.103′ N, 80° 44.489′ W. Marker is near Peterstown, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Koontz Road (U.S. 219) just north of Springwood Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peterstown WV 24963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of the Jones Diamond (approx. 3.4 miles away); Peterstown (approx. 3½ miles away); Giles County / West Virginia (approx. 3.6 miles away in Virginia); Dr. Henry Lake Dickason (approx. 4.6 miles away); New River (approx. 5½ miles away in Virginia); First Court of Giles County (approx. 5.7 miles away in Virginia); Grave of Elizabeth Graham Stodghill (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pearisburg (approx. 6.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peterstown.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Woods’ Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
2. Woods’ Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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