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

Fort Halifax

 
 
Fort Halifax Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
1. Fort Halifax Marker
Inscription.  One of the chain of frontier defense of the province of Pennsylvania in the French and Indian Wars stood 500 feet to the west built 1756 by its commander Colonel William Clapham Marked by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Society of Pennsylvania Women in New York
 
Erected 1926 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1756.
 
Location. 40° 28.717′ N, 76° 55.867′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. River Road (Pennsylvania Route 147), on the left when traveling north. On the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax PA 17032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Halifax (approx. ¼ mile away); Halifax and Vicinity World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The John Schaffer Tavern and Inn (approx. 2.7 miles away); Millersburg Hotel (approx.
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4.4 miles away); Daniel Miller Memorial Fountain (approx. 4½ miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 4½ miles away); The Music Pavilion / Gazebo (approx. 4½ miles away); Millersburg Ferry (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Fort Halifax Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
2. Fort Halifax Marker
Fort Halifax Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
3. Fort Halifax Park
Fort Halifax Park Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
4. Fort Halifax Park Sign
Map of Fort Halifax Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 7, 2018
5. Map of Fort Halifax Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 28, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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