West Virginia’s Fort Pearsall, A French And Indian War Stockade Built In 1754, Has All But Disappeared

How far back does West Virginia’s role in American history go? It’s pretty clear that she played a significant role in the Civil War – that’s when she became a state, after all. But did you know West Virginia’s role goes all the way back to the war that predates the American Revolution?

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