Fort Donnally/Border Heroes

Fort Donnally/Border Heroes (HM11S5)

Location: Crawley, WV 24931 Greenbrier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.16', W 80° 32.587'

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Fort Donnally
Built by Andrew Donnally a few miles north about 1771. Attack on this fort by 200 Indians in 1778 was second most important frontier engagement in the State. The fort was relieved by force under Colonel John Stuart.

Border Heroes
Before the Fort Donnally attack, settlement had been warned by Phillip Hammond and John Pryor, scouts at Point Pleasant, who, made-up as Indians by Nonhelema, the sister of Cornstalk, passed and outran the Indians.
HM NumberHM11S5
Year Placed1978
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 540184 N 4191415
Decimal Degrees37.86933333, -80.54311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.16', W 80° 32.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 9.60" N, 80° 32' 35.22" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Co Rte 60/38, Crawley WV 24931, US
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