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Near Washington in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Wolff’s Fort
 
Wolff’s Fort Marker Photo, 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.)
 
Wolff’s Fort Marker on U.S. 40 Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. Wolff’s Fort Marker on U.S. 40
 
 
Detail, fiberglass replacement milestone Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 23, 2007
3. Detail, fiberglass replacement milestone
 
 
Fiberglass replacement National Road milestone Photo, 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 January 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on February 19, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
 
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