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Beaver in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort McIntosh

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Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Fort McIntosh Marker
Inscription. Many famous names were associated with Fort McIntosh, including commanders Lachlan McIntosh, Danial Brodhead and Josiah Harmar, treaty commissioners George Rogers Clark, Richard Butler and Arthur Lee, geographer Thomas Hutchins, and presidential ancestors Richard Taylor, grandfather of Zachary Taylor, and Abraham Lincoln, great-grandfather of President Abraham Lincoln.
 
Location. 40° 41.448′ N, 80° 18.256′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on River Road east of Market Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the residential section on the south side of town, in a roadside park, along the Ohio River. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort McIntosh (a few steps from this marker); Fort McIntosh Site (a few steps from this marker); Commanding Officers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lachlan McIntosh (within shouting distance
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker looking eastward along the ridge overlooking the Ohio River, where Fort McIntosh was built.
of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
More about this marker. There are four of these historical markers, that look exactly alike, but each having its own text, that are located very near to each other, at the site of Fort McIntosh. Of those four historical markers, this particular historical marker is located in the northwest area of the site.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Fort McIntosh Marker
Another, more distant, view of the historical marker looking eastward along the ridge overlooking the Ohio River, where Fort McIntosh was built.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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