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Near Greensburg in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Allen

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2012
1. Fort Allen Marker
Inscription. A little south, site of post built 1774 by Pennsylvania German pioneers of Brush Creek and Harrold's settlements. A refuge from Indians in Dunmore's War and American Revolution.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.007′ N, 79° 35.543′ W. Marker is near Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 136 and Baltzer Meyer Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3007), on the right when traveling east on State Route 136. Touch for map. Located on the property of Harrold Zion Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg PA 15601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Toll House (approx. 2 miles away); Bushy Run (approx. 2.4 miles away); Train Station at Greensburg (approx. 2.8 miles away); Westmoreland County (approx. 2.9 miles away); Arthur Saint Clair (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Toll House (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Also see . . .
Fort Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2012
2. Fort Allen Marker
 Lord Dunmore's War. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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