Fort Gay
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 38° 07.037 W 082° 35.645
17S E 360262 N 4220028
Fort Gay
Waymark Code: WMZ53Q
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 09/10/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 3

Named during the war between the States. At the junction of the Tug and Big Sandy rivers, in 1789 Charles Vancover and 10 companions built a log fort and attempted a settlement on land surveyed in 1770 John Fry for George Washington.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Fory Gay

Marker Location: South of RT 37

County or Independent City: Fort Gay, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: None on sign

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