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

Fort Ligonier

 
 
Fort Ligonier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Fort Ligonier Marker
Inscription. Built here 1758 as a base of Forbes expedition. Under Colonel James Burd withstood French and Indian attack, October 22, 1758. Only small fort in West not taken in Pontiac's War, 1763, it made possible Bouquet's rescue of Fort Pitt.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.47′ N, 79° 14.097′ W. Marker is in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forbes Road (a few steps from this marker); Building the Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ligonier Town Square Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ligonier War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ligonier.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ligonier - Behind the Marker
Fort Ligonier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Fort Ligonier Marker
. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Fort Ligonier. official website (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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