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

Fort Standing Stone

 
 
Fort Standing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
1. Fort Standing Stone Marker
Inscription. Built to protect the settlers against Indian raids. In July, 1778, Continental troops and Militia were ordered here as part of plan of defense against Indian attacks. Old Fort stood 200 yds. south, at Stone Creek and the Juniata.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 28.897′ N, 78° 0.247′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on Penn Street. Click for map. The marker is near Standing Stone Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (approx. mile away); 222 Penn Street (approx. mile away); Huntingdon County (approx. mile away); 228 Penn Street (approx. mile away); Speer House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Onojutta Juniata Achsinnink Standing Stone (approx. 0.3 miles away); David R. Porter (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Simpson Africa (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Standing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
2. Fort Standing Stone Marker
Standing Stone Creek image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
3. Standing Stone Creek
 
 
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