Forman Massacre

Forman Massacre (HM1CHI)

Location: McMechen, WV 26040 Marshall County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 58.703', W 80° 43.896'

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In the "Narrows," September 27, 1777, Capt. Wm. Forman (Foreman) and his Hampshire County troops were ambushed by Indians; 21 were killed. They had joined Fort Henry garrison, located on the Ohio at Wheeling to protect western settlements.
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe West Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 522917 N 4425392
Decimal Degrees39.97838333, -80.73160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.703', W 80° 43.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 42.18" N, 80° 43' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2131-2199 Marshall St, McMechen WV 26040, US
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