Fort Ashby Restoration – Fort Ashby WV

Description

From a state historical marker at the site:
“Fort Ashby, one in the chain of Indian forts built by George Washington, 1755.  Sharp fighting here, 1756.  In 1794, troops under Gen. Danial Morgan camped here on their way to suppress Whiskey Rebellion.  Fort restored by W.P.A., 1939.”

Source notes

(1) State historical marker at site. (2) Metal information plaque on building.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on July 9, 2013.

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Location Info

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Dan's Run Road
Fort Ashby, WV 26719

Location notes: Near intersection with Cemetery Road.

Coordinates: 39.505281, -78.765475

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