Early Mills
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 40° 32.758 W 080° 37.767
17T E 531376 N 4488423
Quick Description: This marker on Route 2 in West Vriginia's panhandle marks the site of early mills. A stone marker commemorating the Poe brothers, scouts who rescued prisoner from the Wyandott near here is also at this location.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2008 7:57:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM3ZK5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 28

Long Description:

text of marker:

Site of Nesselroad's powder mill which operated from 1795 to 1801. To the south on King's Creek stood Hartford's grist mill which served local settlers in early 1800's. In 1823, Swearingen's grist mill and Eaton's saw mill were built near the same site. Nearby is the place where brothers Andrew and Adam Poe, border scouts, fought and killed Wyandott Chief Big Foot in 1781.

Marker Title: Early Mills

Marker Location: WV 2 near Moscow at junction with 66/2 and 66/3

County or Independent City: Hancock County

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History

Marker Number: Not listed

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