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Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Davis

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
1. Fort Davis Marker
Inscription. Built about 1755, on land of Philip Davis. Farthest south in this State of a line of settlers' refuges from Indian attacks. The site is about a mile away.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 45.571′ N, 77° 51.757′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Welsh Run Road (PA 995) and Bain Road on Welsh Run Road (PA 995). 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To Irwinton Mills (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Hugh Mercer (approx. 3.1 miles away); Rev. Steel's Fort (approx. 3.1 miles away); Burning Of Chambersburg (approx. 3.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort Marshall (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stuart's Raid (approx. 4.7 miles away); The 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment, US Colored Troops (approx. 4.8 miles away); James Buchanan (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
2. Fort Davis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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