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Rivesville, West Virginia Historical Markers

 
Fort Pawpaw and David Morgan Markers image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2014
Fort Pawpaw and David Morgan Markers
West Virginia (Marion County), Rivesville — David Morgan
Near this spot, 1779, David Morgan killed two Indians, of whose attack on his two children he had been warned in a strange dream. Morgan lived on a farm on the Monongahela River between Paw Paw and Prickett Creeks. — Map (db m74665) HM
West Virginia (Marion County), Rivesville — Fort Pawpaw
North on high flat, overlooking the junction of Pawpaw Creek and the Monongahela River, was “Pawpaw Fort,” a ninety-foot square stockade-fort erected in 1781. Rangers commanded by Captain Jack Evans garrisoned it. — Map (db m74667) HM
West Virginia (Marion County), Rivesville — Marion County / Monongalia County
Marion County Formed 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia. Named for hero of Revolution, Gen. Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in the formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmount. . . . — Map (db m73388) HM

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