Site of Fort McCord

Site of Fort McCord (HM1KVW)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17202 Franklin County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.094', W 77° 46.41'

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The site of Fort McCord where twenty-seven pioneer settlers men, women and children were massacred by Indian savages or carried into captivity, April 1st, 1756, was a few rods south east of this spot.
In the list of victims were Mary McCord, Mrs. John Thorn and babe, Mrs. Anne McCord wife of John McCord and two daughters Martha Thorn, a young mother with unborn babe, and a young girl.
Names of provincial soldiers killed in pursuit of the Indians at Sideling Hill:
Captain Alexander Culbertson · John Reynolds Ensign · William Chambers · William Kerr · Daniel McCoy · James Blair · James Robertson Tailor · John Layson · James Robertson Weaver · William Denny · James Peace · Francis Scott · John Blair · William Boyd · Henry Jones · Jacob Jones · John Kelly · Robert Kerr · James Lowder. Wounded: Lieutenant Jamieson · Abraham Jones · John McDonald · Francis Campbell · Isaac Miller · William Reynolds · William Hunter · John Barnett · Matthias Canshorn · Benjamin Blyth · William Swailes.
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HM NumberHM1KVW
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Year Placed1914
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Date Added Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263186 N 4429765
Decimal Degrees39.98490000, -77.77350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.094', W 77° 46.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 5.64" N, 77° 46' 24.6" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3769-4027 Rumler Rd, Chambersburg PA 17202, US
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