Fort Allen

Fort Allen (HM11LY)

Location: Greensburg, PA 15601 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 16.746', W 79° 35.502'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 449 views
Inscription
Built and commanded by Colonel Christopher Truby, officer of the revolution, was located 150 yards to the south of this marker. A frontier Fort of Dunmore's War 1774, the Indian War, and the War of the Revolution, It was also known as Truby's Blockhouse. From here a petition to Governor John Penn sent by eighty inhabitants of Westmoreland County headed by Wendel Oury asked for aid in the threatened Indian uprising of 1774
Details
HM NumberHM11LY
Tags
Year Placed1929
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission and the Citizens of Westmoreland County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 10:06pm PDT -07:00
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.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 619723 N 4459686
Decimal Degrees40.27910000, -79.59170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.746', W 79° 35.502'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 44.76" N, 79° 35' 30.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 620-666 Baltzer Meyer Pike, Greensburg PA 15601, 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
Check Ins  check in   |    all

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

Comments 0 comments

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