Garard's Fort

Garard's Fort (HM12LA)

Location: Carmichaels, PA 15320 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 48.747', W 80° 0.804'

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Site of frontier refuge in Revolutionary War. Station of a small detachment of Virginia militia in 1977, when this area was claimed as part of Monongalia County, Virginia. Near here, on May 12, 1782, the wife and three children of the noted Baptist minister, Rev. John Corbly, were killed while on their way to church; two of Corbly's other children were wounded in the same Indian attack but survived.
HM NumberHM12LA
Year Placed1958
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:35pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] BILL EICHELBERGER  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 584446 N 4407406
Decimal Degrees39.81245000, -80.01340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.747', W 80° 0.804'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 44.82" N, 80° 0' 48.24" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 166-178 State Rte 2011, Carmichaels PA 15320, US
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