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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. The size and shape of the fort was confirmed by the angle of the nearby foundation wall, which matches the opposite wall on the west side. The fort was very large and well built, constructed of square - hewn logs laid horizontally on stone foundations, with the outer walls formed partly by the barracks and other buildings on the perimeter.
 
Location. 40° 41.473′ N, 80° 18.204′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Insurance Street, on the right when traveling east on River Road. 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); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lachlan McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker with the crest of the ridge, over-looking the Ohio River, in the background behind the historical marker, and a view of the line of stones marking where the fort's eastern wall was once located.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officers (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 northeast area of the site.
 
Categories. AnthropologyForts, Castles
 
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker looking east along River Road.
Fort McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
4. Fort McIntosh Marker
View of the historical marker looking west along River Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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