Indian Raid

US 250 and WV 218, Farmington

Map 

Description 

"Here Nicholas Wood and Jacob Straight were killed and Mrs. Elizabeth Dragoo captured during Indian raid in 1786. Mrs. Straight and daughter made their escape from the Indians by hiding under sheltering rocks near by."

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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Comments 

Mail Pouch barn - MPB 48-27-02
Posted July 7, 2016, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Odd. I have it in both counties. I'll find another landmark to replace it with.

Mail Pouch barn - MPB 48-27-02
Posted July 5, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The GPS Coordinates are correct for this Mail Pouch Barn, but it is listed under the incorrect county. Rather than Marion, it should be Mason County.

Michael