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Manorville in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Armstrong

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, December 28, 2016
1. Fort Armstrong Marker
Inscription. Located on the nearby river bank, this outpost was built in June, 1779, and abandoned that autumn. It served the Brodhead expedition against the Senecas and was named for Maj. Gen. John Armstrong.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 47.06′ N, 79° 31.391′ W. Marker is in Manorville, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and McClarren Street, on the right when traveling south on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manorville PA 16238, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kittanning (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 2 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Armstrong County (approx. 2.2 miles away); In Memory of General John Armstrong (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Fort Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 28, 2016
2. Fort Armstrong Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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