Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 40° 04.531 W 080° 43.371
17T E 523631 N 4436175
Gibson~Linn secured powder for defense of Fort Henry.
Waymark Code: WMXQQZ
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/15/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 1


Among many daring frontier exploits was the journey of Captain George Gibson and Lieutenant William Linn to New Orleans, 1776~77. Despite danger and opposition, they secured powder for use of Fort Henry against the Indians.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Gibson~Linn

Marker Location: West of Stone Blvd

County or Independent City: Wheeling, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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