Ryerson's Blockhouse

Ryerson's Blockhouse (HM12LH)

Location: Wind Ridge, PA 15380 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 54.779', W 80° 26.107'

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Near here stood one of three blockhouses erected by Captain James Paul's company in 1792, during the State's last troubles with the Indians. On April 17, 1792, soldiers carrying supplies from the Thomas Ryerson mill clashed with an Indian war party attacking the white settlements.
HM NumberHM12LH
Year Placed1960
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 12:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 548279 N 4418251
Decimal Degrees39.91298333, -80.43511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.779', W 80° 26.107'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 46.74" N, 80° 26' 6.42" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 468 Roy Furman Hwy, Wind Ridge PA 15380, US
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