Fort Pierpont

Fort Pierpont (HM1E4S)

Location: Morgantown, WV 26508 Monongalia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.252', W 79° 53.4'

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John Pierpont, Revolutionary soldier and the son-in-law of Zackquill Morgan, built a fort in 1769. Washington was his guest in 1784. Here was born Francis H. Pierpont, who played an important part in the formation of West Virginia.
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HM NumberHM1E4S
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 595226 N 4389966
Decimal Degrees39.65420000, -79.89000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.252', W 79° 53.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 15.12" N, 79° 53' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Canyon Rd, Morgantown WV 26508, US
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I Saw The Marker

I grew up on the road it is near. It is only a half mile from our farm.

Sep 18, 2015 at 5:09am PDT by merwin61

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