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Forman Massacre
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 58.703 W 080° 43.896
17S E 522917 N 4425392
Quick Description: A sign telling about the ambush of Captain William Forman.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/18/2014 9:44:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMK608
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 5

Long Description:
Forman Massacre

In the "Narrows", September 27, 1777, Capt. Wm Forman (Foreman) and his Hampshire County troops were ambushed by Indians; 21 were killed. They had joined Fort Henry garrison, located on the Ohio at Wheeling to protect western settlements.
Marker Number: None shown on marker

Marker Title: Forman Massacre

Marker Location: East side of Rt 2

County or Independent City: McMechen, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2002

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