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Fort Standing Stone

 
 
Fort Standing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
1. Fort Standing Stone Marker
Inscription.  Built to protect the settlers against Indian raids. In July, 1778, Continental troops and Militia were ordered here as part of plan of defense against Indian attacks. Old Fort stood 200 yds. south, at Stone Creek and the Juniata.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 28.897′ N, 78° 0.247′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County. Memorial is on Penn Street. The marker is near Standing Stone Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon PA 16652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Transition From Canal Era To Railroads At Huntingdon, PA (within shouting distance of this marker); 200 2nd Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 216 2nd Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 200 Penn Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 218 2nd Street
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 201 Penn Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Huntingdon County Annex 1 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Episcopal House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Fort Standing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
2. Fort Standing Stone Marker
Standing Stone Creek image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2015
3. Standing Stone Creek
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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