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

McAlevy’s Fort

 
 
McAlevy’s Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
1. McAlevy’s Fort Marker
Inscription. A defense against the Indians-Built in 1778 near this spot by William McAlevy 1728-1822.

A pioneer settler, French and Indian War 1758. A Colonel in the American Revolution, one of five trustees appointed by the General Assembly 1787 to act for the erection of Huntingdon County. Brigadier General, Pennsylvania Militia, 1800.
 
Erected 1933 by Standing Stone Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Citizens of this Community.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.407′ N, 77° 49.858′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on Greenwood Road (PA 26/305). Click for map. The marker is on the lawn of the McBurney Manor Bed and Breakfast. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northern Water Snakes (approx. 3.9 miles away); Greenwood Furnace (approx. 3.9 miles away); Blacksmith & Wagon Shop (approx. 4.1 miles away); From Mineral To Metal (approx. 4.1 miles away); An Undeniable Presence

McAlevy’s Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
2. McAlevy’s Fort Marker
The McBurney Manor Bed and Breakfast is in the background.
(approx. 4.1 miles away); An Industry in Ruins (approx. 4.1 miles away); The “Best” Iron (approx. 4.1 miles away); Basic Ingredients (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
McAlevy's Fort General Store image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 9, 2015
3. McAlevy's Fort General Store
The store is across the street from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 5 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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