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Frontier

Test your knowledge about the state’s frontier history.


1

This slave helped defend Fort Donnally in the Greenbrier Valley heroically during an attack by Shawnee Indians in 1778.

2

Which Indian tribe fought at the 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant?

3

What mineral springs did George Washington visit for the first time at age 16?

4

Which industry was associated with Vestal's Bloomery in Jefferson County?

5

From about 1764 to 1767, brothers John and Samuel Pringle lived in the hollowed cavity of what type of tree?

6

Which West Virginia county is the oldest?

7

Which one of the following once owned most of the land in the present Eastern Panhandle?

8

Which of the following is supposed to be the oldest church building west of the Allegheny Mountains?

9

What frontiersman led the band that killed members of Chief Logan's family in 1774?

10

The Seneca Trail generally follows the route of which present West Virginia road?


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