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Burnt Cabins in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burnt Cabins

 
 
Burnt Cabins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 9, 2009
1. Burnt Cabins Marker
Inscription.
McConnellsburg 15
Burnt Cabins
To Pacify Indians Cabins
Of Intruding White Settlers
Burned Here 1750
By Order of the Provincial
Government

 
Location. 40° 4.756′ N, 77° 53.762′ W. Marker is in Burnt Cabins, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is on Great Cove Road (Pennsylvania Route 522), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnt Cabins PA 17215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Burnt Cabins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Lyttelton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Littleton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Shadow of Death (approx. 7.6 miles away); Site of Fort McCord (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fort McCord (approx. 9.2 miles away); Joseph Armstrong (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnt Cabins.
 
Regarding Burnt Cabins. Burnt Cabins is an unincorporated community in Dublin Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States, at the foot of Tuscarora Mountain. It contains U.S. Route 522 and I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike).

By 1750, the town had grown to
Burnt Cabins Marker Beside Highway 522 image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 9, 2009
2. Burnt Cabins Marker Beside Highway 522
11 squatters cabins and was known as Sidneyville. The homes of these early settlers were burned by order of the provincial government, after Indians complained against white encroachment on their land. Participants in the burning included Conrad Weiser, Richard Peters, George Croghan, and Benjamin Chambers. The village's development was most influenced by the construction of the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill, which still produces flour and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .  The Keystone Marker Trust. (Submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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