Maiden Springs Fort

Maiden Springs Fort (HM1ZCF)

Location: Pounding Mill, VA 24637 Tazewell County
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N 37° 1.788', W 81° 40.894'

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On the hillside to the west stood Maiden Springs Fort, also known as Reese Bowen's fort. It was garrisoned in Dunmore's War, 1774. Reese Bowen, the founder, fought at Point Pleasant, 1774,and was killed at King's Mountain, 1780.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
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Date Added Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 439380 N 4098395
Decimal Degrees37.02980000, -81.68156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.788', W 81° 40.894'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 47.28" N, 81° 40' 53.64" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near VA-91, Pounding Mill VA 24637, US
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