Fort Norris

Fort Norris (HM1MPH)

Location: , PA 18333 Monroe County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 54.14', W 75° 29.441'

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Erected 1756 one mile southeast across Pohopoco Creek, one of line of frontier forts built under the direction of James Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin. Commanded successively by Captain Jacob Orndt, "an excellent officer", Capt. Reynolds and Lieut. Encell, located strategically for guarding the settlers north of the Blue Mountains during the French and Indian War.
Year Placed1945
Placed ByMonroe County Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 458671 N 4528031
Decimal Degrees40.90233333, -75.49068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 54.14', W 75° 29.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 54' 8.4" N, 75° 29' 26.46" W
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Area Code(s)610, 570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 514 US-209, PA 18333, US
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