Fort Swatara

Fort Swatara (HM83T)

Location: Jonestown, PA 17038 Lebanon County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.874', W 76° 30.862'

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Originally built by Peter Hedrick, 1755. The stockaded blockhouse was improved in early 1756 by Capt. Frederick Smith to guard Swatara Gap and protect the frontier settlements. Site is on Fort Swatara Drive about half a mile from this intersection.
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HM NumberHM83T
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 371611 N 4480422
Decimal Degrees40.46456667, -76.51436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.874', W 76° 30.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 52.44" N, 76° 30' 51.72" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Bohn's Ln, Jonestown PA 17038, US
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