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Canonsburg in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Fort" Armstrong

1848 • 1948

 
 
"Fort" Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
1. "Fort" Armstrong Marker
Inscription.  
On this site formerly stood
"Fort" Armstrong
A lodging house for students of Jefferson College
in the northwest room of which on May 1, 1848
six students
Daniel Webster Crofts • John Templeton McCarty • Naaman Fletcher • James Elliott • Ellis Bailey Gregg • Samuel Beatty Wilson
Founded the Fraternity of
Phi Gamma Delta
Their grateful successors in this brotherhood mark a century of the Fraternity by placing here this tablet in their memory

 
Erected by Phi Gamma Delta.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1848.
 
Location. 40° 15.631′ N, 80° 11.108′ W. Marker is in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East College Street and Greenside Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 Greenside Avenue, Canonsburg PA 15317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. A different marker also named Fort Armstrong (here, next to this marker); John McMillan's Log School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McMillan's Log Cabin (about 300 feet away); In Commemoration (about 300 feet away); Jefferson College (about 400 feet away); World War II (about 400 feet away); Veteran's Statue (about 500 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canonsburg.
 
"Fort" Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
2. "Fort" Armstrong Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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