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Waterford in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Fort Le Boeuf

 
 
Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
1. Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker
Inscription.
Built by the French in 1752
Under British flag 1759 - 1763 Burned March 21st, 1869
Lot purchased by Fort Le Boeuf Chapter
Daughters of the American Colonists
Restored and Landscaped in 1932
As a memorial in honor of the two
Hundredth Anniversary of the birth
Of George Washington
By the National Society Daughters of
The American Colonists


 
Erected by Konoagoa Chapter, Warren, PA.
 
Location. 41° 56.399′ N, 79° 58.973′ W. Marker is in Waterford, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from High Street (U.S. 19) north of West 1st Alley, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the south side of the downtown business district, on the west side of the road. It is on the same side of the street, and just west of, the George Washington historical marker that was erected by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; and just across the street from the state owned and maintained Fort Le Boeuf history museum, along with two historical markers that are dedicated to Fort Le Boeuf. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford PA 16441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
2. Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker
View of historical marker affixed to a large rock in the George Washington Memorial Park.
other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Near This Site (here, next to this marker); George Washington (here, next to this marker); Fort Le Boeuf (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Le Boeuf (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Le Boeuf Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Strong Vincent (within shouting distance of this marker); Presque Isle Portage (approx. 3.3 miles away); French Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waterford.
 
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Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
3. Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker
View of historical marker in the right foreground, in its location at the George Washington Memorial Park, with a background view of the Fort Le Boeuf Museum in its location across the street.
Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
4. Site of Fort Le Boeuf Marker
View of the George Washington Memorial Park where this historical marker is located.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 576 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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