Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton (HM17P)

Location: Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 59.058', W 75° 11.877'

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Built at direction of Benjamin Franklin. Named after James Hamilton, a member of the Governor's Council. Stood NW of here, garrisoned 1755-57, one of a chain of forts later replaced by Fort Penn. Abandoned in 1757.
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HM NumberHM17P
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 2:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483348 N 4537033
Decimal Degrees40.98430000, -75.19795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.058', W 75° 11.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 3.48" N, 75° 11' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-941 US-209 BUS, Stroudsburg PA 18360, US
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