Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Washington in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wolff’s Fort

 
 
Wolff’s Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. Wolff’s Fort Marker
Inscription. A stockaded house built here about 1780 by Jacob Wolfe afforded a refuge for the settlers of this region. It was one of the most important forts in the area.
 
Erected 1947 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.031′ N, 80° 19.327′ W. Marker is near Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 40 east of Buffalo Church Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augusta Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); “S” Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  History of Buffalo Creek Valley. (Submitted on January 17, 2007.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Wolff’s Fort Marker on U.S. 40 image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Wolff’s Fort Marker on U.S. 40
Detail, fiberglass replacement milestone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 23, 2007
3. Detail, fiberglass replacement milestone
Fiberglass replacement National Road milestone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 23, 2007
4. Fiberglass replacement National Road milestone
On the opposite side of the road from the historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,084 times since then and 169 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement