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Weissport in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Allen

 
 
Fort Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Fort Allen Marker
Inscription. Built in 1756 by the Province of Pennsylvania. One of a series of frontier defenses erected during the French and Indian War. The site was within present Weissport
 
Erected 1947.
 
Location. 40° 49.849′ N, 75° 41.755′ W. Marker is in Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on Interchange Road (US 209) just east of State Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lehighton PA 18235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Exploring the Corridor (approx. ľ mile away); The Hub in itís Heyday (approx. ľ mile away); Jacob Weiss Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Allen Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (approx. 3.1 miles away); Packer Mansion (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Weissport.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Fort Allen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 25 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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