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McEwensville in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Freeland

 
 
Fort Freeland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Fort Freeland Marker
Inscription. Jacob Freeland's house was stockaded in 1778 as a protection against Indians. On July 29, 1779 it was taken by British and Indians. The garrison of 21 were killed or taken prisoner. The site is a quarter-mile from here.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 5.975′ N, 76° 48.359′ W. Marker is in McEwensville, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Susquehanna Trail (Pennsylvania Route 1007). Touch for map. Marker is adjacent to the Warrior Run Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Ewensville PA 17749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Freeland (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Matthew Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrior Run Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Widow Catherine Smith (approx. 3.8 miles away); Milton's Early Park and Recreation Programs (approx. 6.1 miles away); "Remembrance of Things Past" (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Turbot Hills Golf Club (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Milton Fair (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McEwensville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Freeland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Fort Freeland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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