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Lynnport in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Everett

 
 
Fort Everett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. Fort Everett Marker
Inscription. A blockhouse, erected about 1756, stood 300 feet north of here. It was a place of refuge and defense against raids in French and Indian War days. The garrison, here, guarded the area south of Blue Mountain, between the Schuylkill and Lehigh Rivers
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 40.628′ N, 75° 48.057′ W. Marker is in Lynnport, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on Kings Highway (PA143). Click for map. The marker is located across from Lynn Twp. buildings. Marker is in this post office area: New Tripoli PA 18066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Franklin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ben Austrian (approx. 5.7 miles away); Friedens (approx. 10.3 miles away); Philip Ginder (approx. 10.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 10.9 miles away); Philip Ginter (approx. 10.9 miles away); Old Presbyterian Cemetery (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Everett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. Fort Everett Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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