Fort Boreman
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 15.736 W 081° 34.154
17S E 450891 N 4346035
Built in 1863 on Mount Logan it was never attacked.
Waymark Code: WM14HJP
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/11/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Fort Boreman

Built in 1863 on Mount Logan by Company A of the 11th WV Infantry to protect the B7O Railroad line between Wheeling and Parkersburg. The defensive structure was named in honor of the new state's first governor, Arthur I. Boreman, who lived in Wood County. Though never attacked, the fort remained in use until June 1865. In 2003, it was listed on the National Register.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Fort Boreman

Marker Location: Fort Boreman DR

County or Independent City: Wood, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2019

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