Vincent Williams

Vincent Williams (HM1RRN)

Location: Old Fields, WV 26845 Grant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 12.648', W 79° 1.703'

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Nearby was located cabin of Vincent Williams, an early settler and noted Indian fighter of the South Branch, who lived on Patterson's Creek near Fort Pleasant. During a July 16, 1756 attack on his home. Williams killed five Native Americans before he was killed and his body mutilated. His son, Col. Vincent Williams, later visited Shawnee Chief Killbuck, who referred to Williams, the father, as "a brave warrior."
Year Placed2002
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 18th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 670224 N 4342021
Decimal Degrees39.21080000, -79.02838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.648', W 79° 1.703'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 38.88" N, 79° 1' 42.18" 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 12725 Patterson Creek Rd, Old Fields WV 26845, US
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