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

Fort Freeland

The Sullivan Expedition Against The Iroquois Indians 1779

 
 
Fort Freeland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Fort Freeland Marker
Plaque contains a map of the expedition. Both the map and text are illegible.
Inscription. Mill built in 1773 and stockaded in 1778 by Jacob Freeland. Attacked, captured and destroyed by British Tories and Seneca Indians July 28, 1779. 108 settlers killed or taken prisoner.
 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 41° 5.95′ N, 76° 48.367′ 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. Col. Matthew Smith (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Freeland (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrior Run Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Widow Catherine Smith (approx. 3.8 miles away); Milton's Early Park and Recreation Programs (approx. 6 miles away); "Remembrance of Things Past" (approx. 6 miles away); The Turbot Hills Golf Club (approx. 6 miles away); The Milton Fair (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McEwensville.
 
Categories. DisastersForts, 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 166 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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