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Near Uniontown in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Gaddis

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Fort Gaddis Marker
Inscription. Built by Thomas Gaddis about 1764 on the Catawba trail, as a place of refuge from the Indians. Gaddis was later a colonel in the Pennsylvania Continental Line during the Revolution.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 52.067′ N, 79° 44.66′ W. Marker is near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on Morgantown Road 0.1 miles north of Georges Fairchance Road (Pennsylvania Route 857), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uniontown (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old West School House (approx. 2.4 miles away); George C. Marshall (approx. 2.4 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); James Finley (approx. 2.5 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Col Thomas Gaddis at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Thomas Gaddis - Wikipedia
Fort Gaddis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Fort Gaddis Marker
. (Submitted on April 20, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thomas Gaddis House image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress Photo, 1989
3. Thomas Gaddis House
Front of the Thomas Gaddis House, located south of Uniontown off U.S. Route 119 in South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Built in 1798, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Thomas Gaddis House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey
4. Thomas Gaddis House
Thomas Gaddis House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey
5. Thomas Gaddis House
Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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