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Near Avella in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Doddridge's Fort

 
 
Doddridge's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
1. Doddridge's Fort Marker
Inscription. To the north were located the stockaded cabins of John Doddridge. Built about 1773, they served as a refuge for settlers of this region in Revolutionary days. Also boyhood home of Dr. Joseph Doddridge.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.908′ N, 80° 28.335′ W. Marker is near Avella, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Pike (Pennsylvania Route 844) and Sugar Run Road, on the left when traveling west on Washington Pike. Touch for map. Marker is about 2 miles south of Avella. Marker is in this post office area: Avella PA 15312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Independence Community Honor Roll (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mt. Hope United Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ralston Thresher (approx. 2.3 miles away); Meadowcroft Rockshelter (approx. 2.8 miles away); Drovers Inn (approx. 4.9 miles away in West Virginia); Alexander Campbell (approx. 4.9 miles away in West Virginia); Archibald McLean (approx. 4.9 miles away in West Virginia); Thomas Campbell (approx. 4.9 miles away in West Virginia).
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Doddridge's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
2. Doddridge's Fort Marker
Looking west along PA Route 844.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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