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Near Bellwood in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Roberdeau

 
 
Fort Roberdeau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 9, 2012
1. Fort Roberdeau Marker
Inscription. The Revolutionary fort site can be seen a few miles from here. Built 1778 by Daniel Roberdeau to protect lead mines in Sinking Valley which supplied the Continental army.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.261′ N, 78° 18.619′ W. Marker is near Bellwood, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is on Skelp Road 0.7 miles from Old US 220 (Pennsylvania Route 865), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellwood PA 16617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fred Waring (approx. 6 miles away); Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 (approx. 6.9 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 7.4 miles away); Isaac Charles Mishler (approx. 7.8 miles away); Memorial Projectile (approx. 7.8 miles away); The Altoona Works (approx. 7.8 miles away); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 (approx. 7.8 miles away); Logan House (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Fort Roberdeau. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Roberdeau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 9, 2012
2. Fort Roberdeau Marker
Looking north on Skelp Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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