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

Fort McIntosh

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By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Fort McIntosh Marker
Inscription. Visible here are remains of stone fireplace hearths and a portion of the original footer for the south wall of the fort. Artifacts found here included USA buttons and artillery projectiles, suggesting this may have been officers' quarters and barracks for the artillery company of the 1st American Regiment in 1785.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 41.465′ N, 80° 18.206′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Insurance Street, on the right when traveling east on River Road. 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); 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); General Lachlan McIntosh
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 southwest along the crest of the Ohio River bank where the line of stones marks the location where the fort's southern wall was once located.
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officers (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 southeast 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 looking east along the line of stones on the crest on the north bank of the Ohio River that mark where the fort's outer wall once stood.
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
4. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker and behind it a view of "a portion of the original footer for the south wall of the fort" mentioned on the historical marker.
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
5. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the "remains of stone fireplace hearths (???)" mentioned on the historical marker.
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
6. Fort McIntosh Marker
View looking southeast of the historical marker, with the Ohio River in the background.
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
7. Fort McIntosh Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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