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

Fort McIntosh

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Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Fort McIntosh Marker
Inscription. Much forged iron was found near this site, suggesting it was the location of the blacksmith or armorer's shop. The top edge of the slope, now greatly eroded, was much wider in 1778, and would have accommodated the shop and barracks, as well as the bastion at the southwest corner, only part of which is visible.
 
Location. 40° 41.448′ N, 80° 18.25′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on River Road east of Market Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the residential section on the south side of town, in a roadside park, along the Ohio River. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort McIntosh (a few steps from this marker); Commanding Officers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort McIntosh Site (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lachlan McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker looking eastward along the ridge overlooking the Ohio River, where Fort McIntosh was built.
Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Beaver.
 
More about this marker. There are four of these historical markers, that look exactly alike, but each having its own text, that are located very near to each other, at the site of Fort McIntosh. Of those four historical markers, this particular historical marker is located in the southwest area of the site.
 
Categories. AnthropologyForts, Castles
 
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker with the crest of the ridge, over-looking the Ohio River, immediately behind the historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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