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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) The Nutter's Fort historical markers says: Built by Thomas Nutter in 1772 after settlement two years earlier. Nutter was a captain in the Revolutionary Army and is buried here. Refugees from Hacker's Creek settlements came here during the Indian raids of 1779. The marker is on WV 20, 0.8 miles north of WV 58 & 0.6 miles south of WV 98

  • True or False?

2) On WV 20, 0.3 miles north of WV 58 is the historical maker for the Center Branch Church. It reads: Organized in 1818 by 19 members of Simpson Creek Baptist Church wanting a house of worship nearer to their homes. Original log building stood below road. When was the present structure built?

  • 1854
  • 1874
  • 1954
  • 1974

3) Nutter Fort is located along what waterway?

  • Davidson Run
  • Elk Creek
  • Farnam Creek
  • Mable Stream

4) When was Nutter Fort incorporated?

  • 1776
  • 1823
  • 1876
  • 1923

5) Since 1996, what festival does Nutter Fort hold during the first weekend of August?

  • Harrison County Hog-Jam Festival
  • Harrison County Ramp Festival
  • West Virginia Blackberry Festival
  • West Virginia Corn Festival

6) Stonewood is a city in Harrison County, West Virginia.  What waterway runs along Stonewood?

  • Big Sandy Creek
  • Bud River
  • Elk Creek
  • Mud Creek

7) Center Branch Wildlife Management Area is in Harrison County near Stonewood, West Virginia. It is located on a former strip mine site, and contains several flat benches and high walls. Second growth oak-hickory and mixed hardwoods forests cover much of the land. Center Branch is located along Turkey Run, a tributary of Elk Creek and the West Fork River. The main entrance is via Turkey Run Road (County Route 20/11) off WV 20 near Stonewood.  How many acres is the Center Branch Wildlife Management Area?

  • 675 acres
  • 775 acres
  • 875 acres
  • 975 acres

8) Anmoore is a town in Harrison County, West Virginia. It is located at the intersection of WV 58 and Interstate 79.  What is the population as of the 2000 census?

  • 685
  • 1,685
  • 2,685
  • 3,685

9) Arlington is an unincorporated town along the West Fork River in Harrison County, West Virginia. It is located directly north of the city of Clarksburg.

  • True or False?

10) It is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia and located on WV 20, 8 miles northwest of Lumberport. It has a post office with ZIP code 26448.  What is the community known as?

  • Gypsy
  • Jimtown
  • Peora
  • Wallace

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More Harrison County [Answers]

  1. True
  2. 1854
  3. Elk Creek
  4. 1923
  5. West Virginia Blackberry Festival
  6. Elk Creek
  7. 975 acres
  8. 685
  9. True
  10. Wallace

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