Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton (HM1AH)

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

N 40° 59.058', W 75° 11.877'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 447 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
One of a chain of frontier forts of the Province of Pennsylvania in the French and Indian War. Erected under the direction of Benjamin Franklin. Stood hard-by to the rear extending across Ninth Street. Built in January 1756 by Captain Levi Trump and garrisoned by Captain John Craig and 41 men. Later commanded by Captain Nicholas Weatherhold who on April 7, 1757 was succeeded by Captain John Van Etten and upon his death in the month of July Lieutenant James Hyndshaw was placed in command.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1AH
Tags
Year Placed1930
Placed ByPennsylvania Historic Commission and The Monroe County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:25pm 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
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-941 US-209 BUS, Stroudsburg PA 18360, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Fort Hamilton
0 miles
Stroud Mansion
0.02 miles
Monroe County
0.23 miles
Jacob Stroud
0.24 miles
A. Mitchell Palmer
0.25 miles
John Summerfield Staples
0.26 miles
Fort Penn
0.27 miles
McMichaels Creek
0.39 miles
Col. Jacob Stroud
0.67 miles
Colonel Jacob Stroud
0.67 miles

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?