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Jersey Shore in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Antes

 
 
Fort Antes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Woods, February 24, 2014
1. Fort Antes Marker
Inscription. Built 1776 by Col. Henry Antes. Site on opposite side of the river at the mouth of Antes Creek. Nearby was Antes Mill, first in the region. The stockade was abandoned during the Great Runaway; burned by Indians.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commision.
 
Location. 41° 12.231′ N, 77° 15.193′ W. Marker is in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on North Main St. (Pennsylvania Route 44), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey Shore PA 17740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pine Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Antes Fort (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); Tiadaghton Elm (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Pine Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Island (approx. 9.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Harmon Field (approx. 10.5 miles away); Lock Haven (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Susquehanna Greenway (approx. 10.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jersey Shore.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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