Gist's Plantation

Gist's Plantation (HM14J8)

Location: Lemont Furnace, PA 15456 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.298', W 79° 39.099'

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Christopher Gist, the Ohio Company surveyor who went to Fort LeBoeuf with Washington, settled here in 1753. In 1754, Washington halted his campaign here and retreated to Fort Necessity. Pursuing French destroyed the plantation.
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HM NumberHM14J8
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Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 615172 N 4423629
Decimal Degrees39.95496667, -79.65165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.298', W 79° 39.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 17.88" N, 79° 39' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2046-2052 University Dr, Lemont Furnace PA 15456, US
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