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Garard's Fort in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Garard's Fort

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 19, 2017
1. Garard's Fort Marker
Inscription. Site of frontier refuge in Revolutionary War; station in 1777 of small detachment of Virginia militia. Near here, on Sunday, May 12, 1782, Indians killed the wife and three children of Rev. John Corbley, a Baptist minister.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.999′ N, 80° 1.765′ W. Marker is in Garard's Fort, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Garards Fort Road and Laurel Run Road, on the right when traveling east on Garards Fort Road. Touch for map. Located near the Greene Township Maintenance Building. Marker is in this post office area: Carmichaels PA 15320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. John Corbley (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Garard's Fort (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greene County Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 5.3 miles away); Preserving the 1910 Landscape (approx. 5.9 miles away); Monongahela River (approx. 5.9 miles away); Friendship Hill (approx. 5.9 miles away); Old Glassworks (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Garard's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 19, 2017
2. Garard's Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 127 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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