Fort McDowell

Fort McDowell (HM510)

Location: Mercersburg, PA 17236 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 52.484', W 77° 52.301'

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John McDowell's mill, stockaded in 1755 by local settlers. Used by Provincial authorities until building of Fort Loudon, 1756. Starting point of Col. Burd's road to the West, 1755.
HM NumberHM510
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 9:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 254408 N 4417801
Decimal Degrees39.87473333, -77.87168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 52.484', W 77° 52.301'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 52' 29.04" N, 77° 52' 18.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3300-3496 Lemar Rd, Mercersburg PA 17236, US
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