Coraopolis in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pioneer settler on this site, a stockade known as Montour Bottoms or Vance Fort
This stockade was manned by Washington County militia during the Indian uprising of 1782.
Erected 1937 by Coraopolis Borough, Semi-Centennial.
Location. 40° 31.039′ N, 80° 9.847′ W. Marker is in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Fifth Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 51) 0.1 miles south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the left corner wall of the Coraopolis Borough Building/Police Station. Marker is in this post office area: Coraopolis PA 15108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Vance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Count Noble / Mildmay Park Beauty (approx. one mile away); Mooncrest (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old Sewickley Post Office (approx. 1.7 miles away); Depreciation Lands Survey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sewickley Public Library Flatiron Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Capt. Frederick Way, Jr. (approx. 1.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Capt Robert Vance at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Capt. Robert Vance & Vance's Fort. Article about the life and times of Robert Vance, written by William A. Vance, Lt.Col. USAFR (ret) © 2014. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on January 21, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on March 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.