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

Fort Lebanon

 
 
Fort Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
1. Fort Lebanon Marker
Inscription.  One of a line of defenses erected about 1755 to ward off Indian raids after Braddock's defeat. Called Fort William in 1758. The site is marked on the side road just below here.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.177′ N, 76° 5.297′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (PA 895) and Fort Lebanon Road on Market Street (PA 895). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn PA 17922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Lebanon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Hall of the Mountain King (approx. 5.6 miles away); Geiger's Mill
Fort Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
2. Fort Lebanon Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Historic Hamburg (approx. 6.2 miles away); State Street Bridge (approx. 6.2 miles away); Richard L. Etchberger (approx. 6.3 miles away); Shartlesville (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Fort Lebanon Road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
3. Fort Lebanon Road sign
Schuylkill River Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers System road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
4. Schuylkill River Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers System road sign
The river is near the intersection of PA 895 and Fort Lebanon Road
Fort Lebanon Site Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
5. Fort Lebanon Site Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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