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Near Saint Thomas in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Wadell

 
 
Fort Wadell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Fort Wadell Marker
Inscription. One of a line of forts built by settlers in this region for refuge from Indian attacks following Braddock's defeat in 1755. It stood just to the north.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 54.671′ N, 77° 49.244′ W. Marker is near Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on US 30 0.1 miles east of Mercersburg Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Thomas PA 17252, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Waddell (here, next to this marker); Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Thomas Commemorates (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort McDowell (approx. 3.7 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of the Fort at McDowell's Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away); Joseph Armstrong (approx. 4 miles away); Black Boys Rebellion (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fort Loudon (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Thomas.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNotable Persons
 
Fort Wadell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 14, 2016
2. Fort Wadell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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