Fort Evans

Fort Evans (HM2GXV)

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N 39° 25.598', W 77° 59.238'

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Fort Evans, built here, 1755, was attacked by Indians, 1756. The men were absent but Polly Evans, whose husband, John, had built the fort, led the women in its defense. The Big Spring here was noted camping ground of both armies, 1861-1865.
Martinsburg Berkeley Co. CBVWest Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2006
Year Placed2006
Placed ByWest Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 242862 N 4368381
Decimal Degrees39.42663333, -77.98730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 25.598', W 77° 59.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 25' 35.88" N, 77° 59' 14.28" W
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