Fort Shirley

Fort Shirley (HMU4Q)

Location: Shirleysburg, PA 17260 Huntingdon County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 18.074', W 77° 52.449'

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Built 1755-56 by George Croghan. First a stockade and then a major link in the frontier fort chain west of the Susquehanna. Base for the Armstrong expedition, 1756. Site on opposite knoll.
HM NumberHMU4Q
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 10:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 255727 N 4465156
Decimal Degrees40.30123333, -77.87415000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 18.074', W 77° 52.449'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 18' 4.44" N, 77° 52' 26.94" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Croghan Pike, Shirleysburg PA 17260, US
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