Waterford in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Le Boeuf
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 56.405′ N, 79° 58.952′ W. Marker is in Waterford, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 19) north of East 1st Alley, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the south side of the downtown business district, on the east side of the road. It is on the opposite side of the street from the George Washington Memorial Park, and just north of the state owned and maintained Fort Le Boeuf history museum. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford PA 16441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Le Boeuf Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Le Boeuf (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Le Boeuf (within Near This Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Strong Vincent (within shouting distance of this marker); Presque Isle Portage (approx. 3.3 miles away); French Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
More about this marker. This historical marker is located at the northern end of the "Washington's Trail-1753," which marks the pathway, through Pennsylvania, that George Washington took when sent on his diplomatic mission by Virginia's colonial governor, Governor Dinwiddie, to the French at Fort Le Boeuf, in present day Waterford, Pennsylvania.
Also see . . . Fort LeBoeuf - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory is your gateway to Pennsylvania, past and present. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Military • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.