Near Shirleysburg in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1756.
Location. 40° 18.074′ N, 77° 52.449′ W. Marker is near Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Marker is on Croghan Pike, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16872 Croghan Pike, Shirleysburg PA 17260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Shirley (here, next to this marker); Orbisonia (approx. 4 miles away); Bedford Furnace (approx. 4.3 miles away); East Broad Top Railroad (approx. 4.4 miles away); Admiral Wm Sims (approx. 4.6 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mount Union Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Stone House (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Behilnd the Marker - Stories in PA Hisotry. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Exploring Pennsylvania History in the Ground: Fort Shirley Excavation. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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