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Weissport in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Allen Well

 
 
Fort Allen Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, January 23, 2015
1. Fort Allen Well Marker
Inscription. Only remaining part of Fort Allen, which was built by the Province of Pennsylvania, 1756, under the supervision of Benjamin Franklin. The well, now restored, is located directly behind houses opposite.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 49.78′ N, 75° 42.149′ W. Marker is in Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on Franklin Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in Weissport Borough Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lehighton PA 18235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Allen (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Weiss Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hub in itís Heyday (approx. 0.2 miles away); Exploring the Corridor (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument (approx. half a mile away); Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (approx. 3 miles away); Packer Mansion (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weissport.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Allen Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, January 23, 2015
2. Fort Allen Well Marker
Fort Allen Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Fort Allen Well Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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