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Auburn in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Lebanon

 
 
Fort Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
1. Fort Lebanon Marker
Inscription.  One of a line of defenses erected about 1755 to ward off Indian raids after Braddock's defeat. Called Fort William in 1758. The site is marked on the side road just below here
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 36.177′ N, 76° 5.297′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (PA 895) and Fort Lebanon Road on Market Street (PA 895). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn PA 17922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Lebanon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (approx. 5.4 miles away); Geiger's Mill (approx. 6.2 miles away); Historic Hamburg (approx. 6.2 miles away); State Street Bridge (approx. 6.2 miles away); Richard L. Etchberger
Fort Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
2. Fort Lebanon Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Shartlesville (approx. 6.3 miles away); Northkill Amish (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Lebanon Road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
3. Fort Lebanon Road sign
Schuylkill River Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers System road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
4. Schuylkill River Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers System road sign
The river is near the intersection of PA 895 and Fort Lebanon Road
Fort Lebanon Site Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
5. Fort Lebanon Site Plaque
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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