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Lime Ridge in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Jenkins

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 11, 2015
1. Fort Jenkins Marker
Inscription. A stockaded house used as a settler's refuge was situated here on the bank overlooking the river, 1778-80, when it was destroyed by the Indians. The land was later owned by James Wilson, an author of the Constitution.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 1.888′ N, 76° 19.576′ W. Marker is in Lime Ridge, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Marker is on Old Berwick Road just east of Naus Way. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomsburg PA 17815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nescopeck (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fort Wheeler (approx. 5.3 miles away); Peter F. Rothermel (approx. 5.5 miles away); a different marker also named Nescopeck (approx. 5.6 miles away); Columbia County Courthouse (approx. 7.1 miles away); Columbia County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bloomsburg Historic District (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wyoming Path (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2015
2. Fort Jenkins Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 36 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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