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

Phillips’ Rangers

 
 
Phillips' Rangers Marker-Down for maintenance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
1. Phillips' Rangers Marker-Down for maintenance
Inscription. Capt. William Phillips and 11 men of his militia company were captured near this point by Indians, July 16, 1780. Ten men were killed here and were buried later by a search party. Capt. Phillips and son Elijah, taken prisoner, were freed by British at end of Revolution.
 
Erected 1966 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.401′ N, 78° 15.531′ W. Marker is in Saxton, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Raystown Road (PA 26) and Capt. Phillips Memorial Road on Raystown Road (PA 26). Click for map. This state historical marker is down for maintenance. Marker is in this post office area: Saxton PA 16678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 10.1 miles away); Martin G. Brumbaugh (approx. 11.3 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 11.6 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 12.8 miles away); Frankstown (approx. 13.5 miles away); Blair County (approx. 13.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saxton.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Phillips' Rangers Marker Pole-facing Capt Phillips Memorial Drive image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
2. Phillips' Rangers Marker Pole-facing Capt Phillips Memorial Drive
Phillips' Rangers Marker-Street sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
3. Phillips' Rangers Marker-Street sign
Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
4. Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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