Hacker's Creek/Jane Lew

Hacker's Creek/Jane Lew (HM1HMI)

Location: Jane Lew, WV 26378 Lewis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 6.578', W 80° 24.406'

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Hacker's Creek At mouth of Jesse's Run was home of Jesse Hughes, Indian fighter and scout. About 1770, John Hacker settled here. Near by is scene of Cozad and other border massacres. Several Indian villages and burying grounds were here.



Jane Lew Here Fort West was built, 1770-1773, by Edmund West and sons and burned by the Indians, 1778. Beech's Fort was later erected near by during the Indian wars. A mill was built here by Henry McWhorter in 1793.

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Date Added Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 at 11:17pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551289 N 4329110
Decimal Degrees39.10963333, -80.40676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.578', W 80° 24.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 34.68" N, 80° 24' 24.36" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6113 Main St, Jane Lew WV 26378, US
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