“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jersey Shore in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Fort Antes

Fort Antes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Woods, February 24, 2014
1. Fort Antes Marker
Inscription. Built 1776 by Col. Henry Antes. Site on opposite side of the river at the mouth of Antes Creek. Nearby was Antes Mill, first in the region. The stockade was abandoned during the Great Runaway; burned by Indians.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commision.
Location. 41° 12.231′ N, 77° 15.193′ W. Marker is in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on North Main St. (Pennsylvania Route 44), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey Shore PA 17740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pine Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tiadaghton Elm (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Pine Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Island (was approx. 9.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Harmon Field (approx. 10˝ miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); Lock Haven (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Susquehanna Greenway (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2014, by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 24, 2014, by Robert Woods of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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