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Maiden Springs Fort XY-13 | Marker History

Maiden Springs Fort Marker, XY-13

On the hillside to the west stood Maiden Springs Fort, also known as Reese Bowen's Fort. It was garrisoned in Dunmore's War, 1774. Reese Bowen, the founder, fought at Point Pleasant, 1774, and was killed at King's Mountain, 1780.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Tazewell County
Physical Description of Location: Virginia 91, 700 feet north of intersection with Virginia 609, Pounding Mill, VA 24637. Marker is on left when traveling north on Virginia 91.
GPS Location: 37.0298372550,-81.6815641560
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