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Forty Fort in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forty Fort

 
 
Forty Fort Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
1. Forty Fort Marker
Inscription. Named for the forty Connecticut settlers of 1769. Begun in 1770. The Wyoming Massacre followed its surrender to Maj. Butler's force of British, Tories, and Indians, July 4, 1779.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 17.114′ N, 75° 52.39′ W. Marker is in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Wyoming Avenue near River Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston PA 18704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Denison House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Henry M. Hoyt (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 2 miles away); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Wyoming (approx. 2 miles away); Luzerne County (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Forty Fort Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
2. Forty Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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