Frontier Fort

Frontier Fort (HM1Z36)

Location: Spencer, VA 24165 Patrick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 36.206', W 80° 3.257'

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About three miles north stood Fort Mayo, commanded by Captain Samuel Harris in 1756 and visited in that year by Washington. This fort was the southernmost of the line of stockade forts built from the Potomac River to North Carolina as a frontier defense in the French and Indian War.
HM NumberHM1Z36
Year Placed1939
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 584582 N 4051297
Decimal Degrees36.60343333, -80.05428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 36.206', W 80° 3.257'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 36' 12.36" N, 80° 3' 15.42" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31711 Jeb Stuart Hwy, Spencer VA 24165, US
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