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Kresgeville in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Norris

 
 
Fort Norris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Fort Norris Marker
Inscription. Erected 1756 one mile southeast across Pohopoco Creek, one of line of frontier forts built under the direction of James Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin. Commanded successively by Captain Jacob Orndt, “an excellent officer”, Capt. Reynolds and Lieut. Encell, located strategically for guarding the settlers north of the Blue Mountains during the French and Indian War.
 
Erected 1945 by Monroe County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 54.14′ N, 75° 29.441′ W. Marker is in Kresgeville, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Interchange Road (US 209). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kresgeville PA 18333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Norris (here, next to this marker); Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 (approx. 9.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Sullivan's March (approx. 9.5 miles away); The Old Mill (approx. 9.5 miles away); a different marker also named Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians
Fort Norris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Fort Norris Marker
(approx. 11.1 miles away); a different marker also named Sullivan's March (approx. 11.1 miles away); Pennsylvania House Slate Exchange Hotel (approx. 11.7 miles away); Walnutport (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Norris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Fort Norris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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