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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenville, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Monroe County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Monroe County, WV (38) Greenbrier County, WV (69) Summers County, WV (37) Alleghany County, VA (19) Craig County, VA (6) Giles County, VA (17)  MonroeCounty(38) Monroe County (38)  GreenbrierCounty(69) Greenbrier County (69)  SummersCounty(37) Summers County (37)  AlleghanyCountyVirginia(19) Alleghany County (19)  CraigCounty(6) Craig County (6)  GilesCounty(17) Giles County (17)
Location of Greenville, West Virginia
    Monroe County (38)
    Greenbrier County (69)
    Summers County (37)
    Alleghany County, Virginia (19)
    Craig County, Virginia (6)
    Giles County, Virginia (17)
 
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1West Virginia (Monroe County), Greenville — Cook's Fort
Constructed, Circa 1770, on land owned by Valentine Cook on Indian Creek. Cook's Fort was one of the largest frontier forts on the western line of settlement, and provided very strong defensive post. Fort covered over acre and had four blockhouses. . . . Map (db m98866) HM WM
2West Virginia (Monroe County), Greenville — Home of Isaac Estill / Block House on Indian Creek
Home of Isaac Estill Isaac moved to block house on Indian Creek in 1773 at age 7 with Wallace & Mary Ann Campbell Estill. In 1788 he married Elizabeth, dau. of John Frogg, killed in 1774 at Battle of Pt. Pleasant, & granddau. of John Lewis, . . . Map (db m99262) HM WM
3West Virginia (Monroe County), Greenville — Mann-Miller / Springfield
Mann Miller The Mann and Miller families, neighbors in Germany, together migrated to American and settled near this site circa 1774. First were friends John Miller and Jacob Mann. Families labored to build Cook's Fort, Indian Creek Church and . . . Map (db m98735) HM
4West Virginia (Monroe County), Greenville — Saltpeter Caves
The large rooms of theses caves have high vaults and are easily accessible from the outside and are dry under foot. They were owned by John Maddy in 1804. He sold them to Jacob and John Mann who manufactured saltpeter here for several years. The . . . Map (db m98864) HM
 
 
  
 
Jul. 31, 2021