Home of Isaac Estill / Block House on Indian Creek Historical

Home of Isaac Estill / Block House on Indian Creek Historical (HM1VG8)

Location: Greenville, WV 24945 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.712', W 80° 37.647'

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Home of Isaac Estill
Isaac moved to block house on Indian Creek in 1773 at age 7 with Wallace & Mary Ann Campbell Estill. In 1788 he married Elizabeth, dau. of John Frogg, killed in 1774 at Battle of Pt. Pleasant, & granddau. of John Lewis, 1st settler of Augusta Co. Isaac served in 1799 as 1st and later 6th sheriff of Monroe Co.; in Va. General Assembly, 1806-09 and 1817-18; and as a Major in the Virginia Militia. Relocated to Kentucky in 1818.
Block House on Indian Creek

Built by Wallace Estill, who relocated here in fall, 1773 from Fort George on Bullpasture R. He was Comm. Capt. in 1752, served in Colonial Wars against Native Americans; and as High Sheriff & Magistrate, Augusta Co. 3- story stone home with 18 in. walls served as block house for protection against raids. Capt. Estill died 1792, age 94. Son, Isaac, inherited and likely added frame addition. Placed on National Registry in 1984.
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HM NumberHM1VG8
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 532917 N 4153572
Decimal Degrees37.52853333, -80.62745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.712', W 80° 37.647'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 42.72" N, 80° 37' 38.82" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near WV-122, Greenville WV 24945, US
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