Fort Pearsall 1754

Fort Pearsall 1754 (HMQ1)

Location: Romney, WV 26757 Hampshire County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 20.584', W 78° 46.006'

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"Fort Pearsall was on or in view of this site." Job Pearsall built a fort as protection against the Indians in 1754 on Lot 16, granted by Fairfax in 1749 containing 323 acres, including part of Indian Mound Cemetery.On May 14, 1756, Gen. Washington assigned 45 men and 5 officers and later 94 soldiers to defend Pearsall's fort during the French and Indian War.
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HM NumberHMQ1
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:49pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 692451 N 4357226
Decimal Degrees39.34306667, -78.76676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.584', W 78° 46.006'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 35.04" N, 78° 46' 0.36" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26267 Northwestern Pike, Romney WV 26757, US
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