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Newmanstown in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Zeller

 
 
Fort Zeller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
1. Fort Zeller Marker
Inscription.  This State's oldest existing fort is half a mile to the north. Pioneers who came to the Tulpehocken from the Schoharie valley build it in 1723, rebuilt it in 1745. It was used as a place of refuge during Indian wars.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1947.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or CastlesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 20.7′ N, 76° 13.367′ W. Marker is in Newmanstown, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 419 and Ft. Zeller Road on State Route 419. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newmanstown PA 17073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Charming Forge (approx. 2.7 miles away); Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760
Fort Zeller Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
2. Fort Zeller Memorial
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Is this Weiser's House? (approx. 2.8 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 2.9 miles away); Regina Leininger (approx. 2.9 miles away); Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser (approx. 2.9 miles away); Livingood (Löwengut) Family (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Fort Zeller Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 6, 2010
3. Fort Zeller Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,943 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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