Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Stone Marks the Site of the Fort at McDowell's Mill
Erected 1916 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Enoch Brown Association, The Descendants of John McDowell and the Citizens of this region.
Location. 39° 52.484′ N, 77° 52.301′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Lemar Road and Mercersburg Road, on the right when traveling north on Lemar Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort McDowell (here, next to this marker); Black Boys Rebellion (approx. 2 miles away); W-G-M Turnpike (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Loudon (approx. 3.3 miles away); Steiger House at Mercersburg (approx. 3½ miles away); Stuart's Headquarters (approx. 3½ miles away); William Findlay (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named William Findlay (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
More about this marker. Marker is in the community of Markes.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,686 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.