The Century Chainís lines are similar to, but slightly larger than those of the Great Chain spanning the Hudson River at West Point during the American Revolution. The Century Chain includes iron smelted at one of the old iron furnaces in Ligonier Valley.
Location. 40° 14.484′ N, 79° 14.334′ W. Marker is in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) near South Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ligonier PA 15658, 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 Ligonier (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Ligonier (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Desert Storm Memorial (about 700 feet away); Building the Highway (about 700 feet away); Ligonier War Memorial
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.