Fort Marshall

Fort Marshall (HM50J)

Location: Mercersburg, PA 17236 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 46.633', W 77° 55.53'

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This settlers' refuge, located near Warm Spring Indian Trail, was built about 1755 on the land of William Marshall. It was used as a station in the daily military patrol to guard the southwestern frontier of the Conococheague Settlement from raids in French and Indian War days. Site is .4 mile SE of here.
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HM NumberHM50J
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Year Placed1946
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:52am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 249450 N 4407125
Decimal Degrees39.77721667, -77.92550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.633', W 77° 55.53'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 37.98" N, 77° 55' 31.80" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11525-11547 Shimpstown Rd, Mercersburg PA 17236, US
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