McColloch's Leap

McColloch's Leap (HM2V7)

Location: Wheeling, WV 26003 Ohio County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 4.796', W 80° 43.351'

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Inscription
Major Samuel McColloch
daring scout, gallant soldier
while attempting the relief of
Fort Henry at Wheeling
September, 1777
escaped an overwhelming body of Indians
by forcing his horse over this precipice
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Details
HM NumberHM2V7
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Tags
Year Placed1917
Placed ByThe Society of the Daughters of the Revolution in West Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:11am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 523658 N 4436665
Decimal Degrees40.07993333, -80.72251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.796', W 80° 43.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 47.76" N, 80° 43' 21.06" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133-145 US-40, Wheeling WV 26003, US
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