Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 03.721 W 078° 58.167
17S E 675682 N 4325621
Tells how Moorefield got its name.
Waymark Code: WMEGWJ
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 05/29/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 7


Chartered, 1777, and named for Conrad Moore, early settler. During Indian wars, Town Fort, north, and Fort Buttermilk, south, gave protection. Here, 1794, General Biggs brought part of the troops recruited to suppress Whiskey Rebellion.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Moorefield

Marker Location: South of Route 55.

County or Independent City: Moorefield

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History, 1980

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