Fort Decker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 40° 19.433 W 080° 35.710
17T E 534392 N 4463784
Quick Description: A fort built by John Decker in 1774
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2018 6:09:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMXQMW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 1

Long Description:
Fort Decker

John Decker built a fort of logs and stone on site just north of State St. near Ohio River, 1774. Leaden bullets and arrowheads found here on river bank signify Native American attack on the fort from Mingo Island.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Fort Decker

Marker Location: West of Rt2

County or Independent City: Follansbee, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2005

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