Susquehanna Township near Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
Location. 40° 20.51′ N, 76° 54.554′ W. Marker is near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. It is in Susquehanna Township. Marker is at the intersection of North Front Street (Alternate U.S. 322) and Fort Hunter Road, on the right when traveling south on North Front Street. Approximately half a mile north of Rockville Bridge. Located on the grounds of Fort Hunter Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dauphin PA 17018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simon Girty (1741–1818) (here, next to this marker); Pennsylvania Slavery United States Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker); Slavery at Fort Hunter (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hunter History (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship to the other Blue Mountain Forts, study the marker shown.
Also see . . . Fort Hunter Park. Run by Dauphin County Parks Department (Submitted on July 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,059 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on May 17, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 5, 6. submitted on July 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.