Fort Wilkes Barre 1778

Fort Wilkes Barre 1778 (HM1AWK)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.772', W 75° 52.919'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 344 views
Inscription
This monument was erected by the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution assisted by the Sons of the Revolution to mark the spot where Fort Wilkes-Barre stood in 1778 at the time of the Wyoming Massacre.
The fort was named in honor of John Wilkes and Issac Barre two prominent Englishmen members of the British Parliament who opposed the policy of their government toward the American Colonies.
Burr Miller Sculptor
Details
HM NumberHM1AWK
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Sons of the American Revolution series.
Tags
Year Placed1913
Placed ByWyoming Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution & Sons of the Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:05am 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)18T E 426100 N 4566463
Decimal Degrees41.24620000, -75.88198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.772', W 75° 52.919'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 46.32" N, 75° 52' 55.14" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, 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.

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