Fort Bingamon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 38° 55.650 W 079° 10.500
17S E 658196 N 4310314
Quick Description: A marker depicting Samuel Bingamon's battle against Indians.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2015 9:39:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGQD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 3

Long Description:
Near this fort, established as defense against Indians, stood Samuel Bingamon's cabin. His home attacked and his wife wounded, Bingamon single-handed shot and clubbed to death all but one of a party of seven Indians.
Marker Number: None

Marker Title: Fort Bingamon

Marker Location: On US 220, south of Petersburg, at Pansy Roadside Rest Area

County or Independent City: Grant

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History.

Web Site: Not listed

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