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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.  On this site stood Fort Lebanon built in 1755 by Colonel Jacob Morgan for the protection of early settlers against the Indians.
 
Erected 1913 by The Makantongo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Pottsville PA.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.466′ N, 76° 4.432′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Fort Lebanon Road. 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. 4.6 miles away); Geiger's Mill (approx. 5.8 miles away); Historic Hamburg (approx. 5.8 miles away); State Street Bridge (approx. 5.8 miles
Fort Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
2. Fort Lebanon Marker
away); Richard L. Etchberger (approx. 5.9 miles away); 4th & Pine circa 1800's (approx. 6.1 miles away); Martin Kaercher Jr. (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Fort Lebanon Marker by the PHMC image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 1, 2015
3. Fort Lebanon Marker by the PHMC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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