Burnt Cabins in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
To Pacify Indians Cabins
Of Intruding White Settlers
Burned Here 1750
By Order of the Provincial
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
Location. 40° 4.756′ N, 77° 53.762′ W. Marker is in Burnt Cabins, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is on Great Cove Road (Pennsylvania Route 522), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnt Cabins PA 17215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Burnt Cabins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Lyttelton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Littleton (approx. 3.6 miles away); “Shadow of Death” (approx. 7.6 miles away); Site of Fort McCord (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fort McCord (approx. 9.2 miles away); Joseph Armstrong (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnt Cabins.
Regarding Burnt Cabins.
By 1750, the town had grown to 11 squatters cabins and was known as Sidneyville. The homes of these early settlers were burned by order of the provincial government, after Indians complained against white encroachment on their land. Participants in the burning included Conrad Weiser, Richard Peters, George Croghan, and Benjamin Chambers. The village's development was most influenced by the construction of the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill, which still produces flour and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Also see . . . The Keystone Marker Trust. (Submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.