Fort Tackett

Fort Tackett (HMY0V)

Location: St Albans, WV 25177 Kanawha County
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N 38° 23.96', W 81° 51.332'

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Nearby stood Fort Tackett, destroyed by Indians, 1790. Near the fort the day before the attack, Mrs. John Young gave birth to a son, the first white child born in this valley. The Youngs and a few others escaped to Fort Lee.
HM NumberHMY0V
Year Placed1974
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 425294 N 4250469
Decimal Degrees38.39933333, -81.85553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.96', W 81° 51.332'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 57.60" N, 81° 51' 19.92" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 455 Winfield Rd, St Albans WV 25177, US
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