Gray Township near Graysville in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Approximately 100 yards Northeast is former site of Fort Enoch built by Henry Enoch Senior son of Enoch Enix circa 1767 for protection against Indians.
Pioneer David Gray for whom this village is named, tomahawked a homestead of 2174 A. here in 1768 and became owner of Fort Enoch circa 1769; enlarged it and renamed it Fort Gray. About 1820 on this same site his son Francis Washington Gray erected "Old Brick."-Tavern Inn which provided overnight lodging for stock drivers who travelled through on this "Old Drovers Road."
Erected 1974 by Gift of Nora Lee Orndorff, In memory of her father John Barclay Orndorff.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1767.
Location. 39° 55.904′ N, 80° 23.275′ W. Marker is near Graysville, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. It is in Gray Township. Marker is on W Roy Furman Highway (Pennsylvania Route 21) 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in a Wayside Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Graysville PA 15337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles The Church - "New Brick" (a few steps from this marker); Graysville Community Honor Roll (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ryerson's Blockhouse (approx. 2.8 miles away); Richhill Township Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of Sarah Jane Price Ackley (approx. 4 miles away); A Revolutionary War Soldier (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named A Revolutionary War Soldier (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named A Revolutionary War Soldier (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graysville.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 698 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.