Rices Fort Historical Marker

Identifier:
032953
Title:
Rices Fort Historical Marker
Description:
Sign reads 'Near here stood the frontier outpost built by Abraham and Daniel Rice on Buffalo Creek. In September, 1782, its little garrison of six men repulsed an attack of 100 Indians, who had just been defeated in an assault on Fort Henry, Wheeling.' Rices Fort located on Donegal Twp. Washington County, PA.
Subjects:
Non-WV--Stewart, E.E. Collection--Claysville, PA--Scenes and Views., Historical markers--Pennsylvania--Washington County.
Personal Names:
Rice, Abraham., Rice, Daniel.
Corporate Names:
Rice's Fort (Washington County, Pa.)
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView