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Fort Antes

 
 
Fort Antes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Woods, February 24, 2014
1. Fort Antes Marker
Inscription.  Built 1776 by Col. Henry Antes. Site on opposite side of the river at the mouth of Antes Creek. Nearby was Antes Mill, first in the region. The stockade was abandoned during the Great Runaway; burned by Indians.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 41° 12.231′ N, 77° 15.193′ W. Marker is in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on North Main St. (Pennsylvania Route 44), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey Shore PA 17740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish-American War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Keennan Post No. 349 G.A.R. Memorial (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); World War Memorial (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (about 400 feet away); 'Let's Go to the Jersey shore!'
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Pine Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jersey Shore Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey Shore.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2014, by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 24, 2014, by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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