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Near Ursina in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Hill

 
 
Fort Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Fort Hill Marker
Inscription. Archaeological study of the flat-top hill across the valley revealed two palisaded Indian villages with extensive house and burial remains, all dating from the Discovery Period.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.826′ N, 79° 17.685′ W. Marker is near Ursina, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Kingwood Road (Pennsylvania Route 281) 1 miles east of Humbert Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ursina PA 15485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Crossings (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Old Petersburg Toll House (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Great War (approx. 6.2 miles away); Toll House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt. Davis (approx. 7 miles away); John Nelson Davis (approx. 7 miles away); National Road (approx. 7 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Fort Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Fort Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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