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Camera Maker Canon Camera Model Canon EOS 20D
Aperture f/5.6 Color Space Uncalibrated
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Exposure Time 1/60 sec Flash Flash, Auto-Mode
Focal Length 50 mm ISO 400
Metering Mode Pattern Date/Time 2006:12:23 22:21:05
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Exposure Mode 0 Keywords travel United States of America United States America USA US West Virginia WV Greenbrier County history historical historic historical marker famous landmark road side highway popular Place of Interest Places of Interest Tourist Attraction Tourist Attractions Tourist Destination Tourist Destinations Travel Destination Travel Destinations tour tourism tourist attraction destination Sign Signs American Day Daytime Historical Sites Vertical Education Historical Site Marker Markers Outdoor Outdoors Outside Road Road Signs Roadside Roadsign information display Dick Pointer slave slavery black African-American Fort Donnally hero war Indian Shawnee historic marker historic site no people nobody sign with text
Caption DICK POINTER Enslaved African, noted for bravery in defense of Fort Donnally during Shawnee attack May 29, 1778. He was granted freedom by James Rodgers in 1801. Land granted to other defenders; his 1795 pension petition, supported locally, denied. Reportedly, citizens built cabin for Pointer, who died in 1827. Buried with military honors in the African-American cemetery on Church St. WV Celebration 2000 West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2003