John Powers' Fort

John Powers' Fort (HM2G4)

Location: Bridgeport, WV 26330 Harrison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.904', W 80° 15.472'

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On Simpson Creek is the site of fort built by John Powers, 1771. Nearby is grave of Col. Benjamin Wilson, soldier and settler. Here lived Joseph Johnson, only Virgina governor from west of Alleghenies; first elected by popular vote.
HM NumberHM2G4
Year Placed1981
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 564007 N 4348304
Decimal Degrees39.28173333, -80.25786667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.904', W 80° 15.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 54.24" N, 80° 15' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 499 US-50, Bridgeport WV 26330, US
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