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Fort Henry (West Virginia)

1324 Chapline St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3319 USA

Fort Henry was a fort which stood about ¼ mile from the Ohio River in what is now downtown, Wheeling, West Virginia. The fort was originally known as Fort Fincastle and was named for Viscount Fincastle, Lord Dunmore, Royal Governor of Virginia. Later it was renamed for Patrick Henry, and was at the time located in Virginia. The fort was subject to two major sieges, two notable feats (McColloch's Leap and Betty Zane's trek through the battle) and other skirmishes.

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Fort Henry (West Virginia)

1324 Chapline St
Wheeling, West Virginia
26003-3319 USA

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