Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 52.565′ N, 76° 47.512′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on North Front Street (State Highway 147), on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the Hunter House Museum, the site of Fort Augusta. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 North Front Street, Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (here, next to this marker); The Sullivan Expedition (a few steps from this marker); Shikellamy (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shikellamy (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shikellamy's Profile (about 700 feet The Bloody Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Maclay (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
Also see . . . The Hunter House Museum. The mansion built in the site of the fort now serves as the County Historical Society office and museum. (Submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,153 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.